Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Apples and Dried Fruit Recipe

Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Apples and Dried Fruit Recipe

How To Make Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Apples and Dried Fruit

Indulge yourself with a succulent plate of this pork tenderloin! It’s deliciously stuffed with a medley of fruits and served with a rich wine sauce.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • ½cupmixed dried fruit,coarsely chopped
  • ¼cupfull bodied dry red wine
  • 1tspunsalted butter
  • 1granny smith apple
  • ¼cuponion,finely chopped
  • 3tbspwater
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1lbpork tenderloin
  • 1tspvegetable oil
  • ½cupchicken stock,or canned low sodium broth


  1. In a small bowl, mix the dried fruit with the wine.

  2. Melt the butter in a large ovenproof skillet. Add the apple and cook over moderate heat for 3 minutes.

  3. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for about 7 minutes until softened. Add the water as the pan dries out.

  4. Drain the dried fruit, reserving the wine.

  5. Stir the dried fruit into the apple and onion in the skillet and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a plate to cool.

  6. Coarsely chop ½ cup of the fruit mixture and reserve it for making the sauce. Wipe out the skillet.

  7. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  8. Insert a sharpening steel or the handle of a wooden spoon into the thick end of the tenderloin. Carefully push the steel through the tenderloin and roll the meat to widen the hole slightly.

  9. Stuff the tenderloin with the fruit mixture and seal the ends with toothpicks.

  10. Heat the oil in the skillet. Season the meat with salt and pepper and brown it in the skillet over high heat, turning, for about 6 minutes.

  11. Transfer the skillet to the oven and roast the meat for 10 minutes.

  12. Transfer the meat to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes.

  13. Add the reserved wine to the skillet and cook over high heat, scraping up any browned bits, for about 2 minutes, until syrupy. Add the stock and cook for about 5 minutes until reduced by half.

  14. Stir in the reserved ½ cup of the fruit mixture and season with salt and pepper.

  15. Slice the tenderloin crosswise ½-inch thick.

  16. Serve with sauce, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 257.13kcal
  • Fat: 6.76g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.15g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.86g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.02g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.05g
  • Fiber: 3.22g
  • Sugar: 13.53g
  • Protein: 25.29g
  • Cholesterol: 77.15mg
  • Sodium: 571.89mg
  • Calcium: 23.13mg
  • Potassium: 772.16mg
  • Iron: 2.20mg
  • Vitamin A: 32.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.76mg
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