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Bacon-Wrapped Pork Medallions

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

8 servings

I like these bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin appetizers, as they are an easy addition to your party platter. To switch things up, try with beef or chicken tenderloins. —Dan Bolbecker, Minot AFB, North Dakota
Bacon-Wrapped Pork Medallions Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 16 bacon strips
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into 8 slices
  • Dash garlic powder
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup diced onion

Directions

  1. In a large cast iron skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain; wipe skillet clean and set aside. Flatten pork to 1/2-in. thickness. Position 2 bacon strips to make an X; top with a tenderloin slice. Sprinkle with garlic powder and pepper. Repeat.
  2. Combine tomatoes and onion; spoon over tenderloin. Fold bacon over the top and secure with toothpicks; place in cast-iron skillet. Bake, at 350° until a meat thermometer reads 145°, 15-20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 164 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 317mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein.

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