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Parmesan Pork Medallions

Here's one of the best pork medallion recipes I've found. With my own special tweaks, I have served this tender pork countless times for family and friends. It takes very little prep time and adapts easily to serve any number. —Angela Ciocca, Saltsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1/2 pound pork tenderloin
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced


  • Cut pork into 4 slices; flatten to 1/4-in. thickness. In a large shallow dish, combine the bread crumbs, cheese, salt and pepper. Add pork, 1 slice at a time, and turn to coat.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, cook pork in oil until meat is no longer pink, 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove and keep warm.
  • Add onion to the pan; cook and stir until tender. Add garlic, cook 1 minute longer. Serve with pork.
Nutrition Facts
2 slices: 220 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 487mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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