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Menu Plan for Winter II: Week 8, Wednesday

Pork Tenderloin with Brussels Sprouts
Brown Rice

Cooking time: 25 minutes for menu           Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

          This is simply the result of being lazy... And avoiding an extra pan.  I was quite happy with the results and have added it to the cookbook.  Pork tenderloin cooks very fast when sliced and stays much more tender than chops.

Pork Tenderloin with Brussels Sprouts

Total time: 30 minutes
   Sliced pork tenderloin and Brussels sprouts cooked together in a brown sugar and hot mustard sauce.  Serve over brown rice for a healthy, one-dish dinner.

Pork Tenderloin with Brussels Sprouts Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Brown Rice

Total time: 20 minutes   or whatever your package says  
     I use 'Uncle Ben's' which is all I can get and it is quick cooking.  It looks like brown Basmati and cooks in 20 minutes. 

Brown Rice Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking schedule: 25 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large skillet with lid, small saucepan with lid

Chop onion, sauté
Cook rice
Slice pork, brown
Trim sprouts
Turn pork
Finish trimming sprouts

Add sugar, mustard, stock to skillet, stir, cover
Cut sprouts in half
Add sprouts to skillet, cover, simmer
      Pause while stuff cooks - 10 minutes
Dissolve cornstarch in water
Everything done?
Thicken sauce
Put rice on small platter
Arrange pork, sprouts
Serve