Simple Savory Tenderloin with Pear-Cran Chutney Recipe

Tenderloin with Pear-Cran Chutney may sound fancy, but it’s an easy-to-make, lean, healthy lunch option packed full of flavor for just 231 calories per serving!  

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It’s tart, it’s sweet, it’s a mouthful of lean meat. Looking to break away from ordinary lunches? In under 20 minutes, you can whip this recipe up for a tasty change of pace! What would stop you from trying out this simple but healthy and tasty recipe?

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Tenderloin with Pear-Cran Chutney recipe INGREDIENTS

  • 4 beef tenderloin steaks
  • 1 tbsp light cooking oil (I use Grapeseed)
  • 1/2 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp of grape juice (100% juice)
  • 2 firm ripe pears peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar (your choice of dark/light)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice

Directions to make Tenderloin with Pear-Cran Chutney Recipe

Step 1

Add 1 tbsp of oil to a 12-inch skillet and place over medium-high heat. Once smoke rises from oil, add the onion, garlic, and juice. Sauté for about 3 minutes, until onion is tender but not brown.

Step 2

Add the pears, cranberries, brown sugar, and pumpkin pie spice. Reduce heat to medium-low.

Step 3

Simmer uncovered for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently.  Transfer chutney to a bowl and set aside.

Step 4

Bring the heat back up to medium and add the beef to the skillet. Cook for about 4 minutes on each side.

Step 5

Serve with the chutney.

Yield: 4 servings

Savory Tenderloin with Pear-Cran Chutney

Savory Tenderloin with Pear-Cran Chutney

Looking to break away from ordinary lunches? In under 20 minutes, you can whip this Savory Tenderloin with Pear-Cran Chutney recipe up for a tasty change of pace!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 beef tenderloin steaks
  • 1 tbsp light cooking oil
  • 1/2 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp of grape juice (100% juice)
  • 2 firm ripe pears peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin spice

Instructions

    1. Heat a 12-inch skillet, add oil and saute onion, garlic, and juice.
    2. Add in the pears, cranberries, brown sugar, and pumpkin pie spice in medium-low heat.
    3. Let the mixture simmer uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
    4. Turn off the heat, then transfer the chutney to a bowl and set it aside.
    5. Heat the skillet again and add the beef, cooking it for 4 minutes on each side.
    6. Once cooked, serve the beef with the chutney and enjoy!

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