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Italian-Style Pork with Cannellini Beans

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Italian-Style Pork with Cannellini Beans

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Bring the flavor of Italy to your family with this tasty dish. Serve with hot buttered pasta, garlic bread and fresh pears with a soft dessert cheese like brie.


  • 1 lb. pork tenderloin
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 2 tsp. olive oil (divided)
  • 1 cup onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 38 oz. cannellini beans (rinsed & drained)
  • 14.5 oz. italian style stewed tomatoes (undrained)
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cups fresh spinach (cleaned)
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    1. Cut pork tenderloin into 8 pieces. Using the heel of your hand, flatten each piece to approximately 1/2-inch thickness. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork medallions and cook 2 minutes per side, until nicely browned. Transfer pork to plate; cover and keep warm.
    2. Add remaining oil to skillet. Cook onion 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add garlic and oregano; cook 1 minute. Stir in beans, tomatoes and vinegar. Bring to boil; simmer, uncovered, 6-8 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in spinach. Cook 1 minute or until spinach is just wilted.
    3. Divide bean mixture between 4 plates. Top each with 2 slices pork tenderloin. Serve immdediately.
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