Main Dishes

Sweet and Savory Pork Tenderloin Stacks

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This recipe was inspired by my mom and a recipe she used to make when we were growing up. Mom used to make pork tenderloin stacks but with a completely different list of ingredients. Hers included pork tenderloin, onion, bacon, tomato and Velveeta cheese. Me being me, wanted to mix things up just a bit so I put on my thinking cap and decided upon some ingredients that I knew would pair well with the mild taste of pork and that would update mom's recipe enough to put my own stamp on it. I

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1 2-3 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 1" slices
4 tablespoons of stone ground mustard
1 cup of pure maple syrup
2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice (from approximately 2 large limes)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper, divided
2 medium Vidalia onions, peeled and sliced into (approximately) 1/4" round slices
2 gala apples, cored and sliced into thin (approximately) 1/4" round slices
12-14 fresh, large, whole sage leaves (saving and chopping 2 or 3 for garnish, optional)
12-14 slices of thick cut bacon
1 pound smoked gouda cheese, shredded
-In a small bowl, whisk together the mustard, maple syrup, lime juice and the salt and pepper. -Place the sliced tenderloin in a shallow dish and pour 2/3's the maple syrup marinade over the meat. Turn to...
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Nutritions

Calories
400

Sodium
1156mg
48% DV

Fat
18g
28% DV

Protein
28g
56% DV

Carbs
33g
11% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV