What would you like to know?
Share this Story

Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Italian Sausage and Basil

Still hungry -- or just want more food ideas? Get many more recipes in our Food & Cooking recipe section!

Pork tenderloin Italian-style

A hearty dinner with Italian flair!
Ingredients

2 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed
1/2 pound ground Italian sausage, removed from casing
1/2 pound lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped fine
1 medium bell pepper, chopped fine
3 cloves garlic, chopped fine
3 large green onions, chopped
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
2 teaspoons salt, divided
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, divided

Directions

1. In a medium saucepan combine Italian sausage and ground beef; brown on medium heat. Continuing browning until all fat has been rendered.

2. Add onions, bell pepper, garlic, green onions, and basil; continue cooking at medium heat until vegetables are caramelized, or until they turn golden and develop a sweet flavor.

3. Take off heat; add salt, pepper, and bread crumbs; blend. Let cool.

4. Season each pork tenderloin with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper.

5. Using a knife steel, push through one end of each of the pork tenderloins to make a hole for the stuffing. Fill each pork tenderloin with one-half of the stuffing mixture.

6. Bake both pork tenderloins at 360 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until the pork is fully cooked (with an internal temperature of 145 to 160 degrees F). Do not overcook.

Makes 6 (10-ounce) servings.

Per 10-ounce serving: 343 calories, 126 calories from fat, 38 calories from saturated fat, 14g total fat, 4g saturated fat, 146mg cholesterol, 7g carbs, 1g fiber, 46g protein, 1,093mg sodium, 40mg calcium

-- Based on recipe from Marc Gilberti, executive chef, Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans.

Comments
Recommended for You
Hot
New in
Close

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!