A tangy, Dijon mustard sauce flavors juicy, tender pork for this French-style dinner. Red peppers and tomatoes tossed with pasta complete this quick meal.
Dijon is a small town in the Burgundy area of France in the heart of some of the most famous vineyards in the world. It also is where this famous mustard originates.
For this recipe, the pork is butterflied for faster cooking. It is easy to do, and the sauce takes only minutes to make.
This meal contains 597 calories per serving with 26 percent of calories from fat.
• Any type of pasta can be used.
• Boneless pork chops can be substituted for pork tenderloin.
• Place water for pasta on to boil.
• Prepare tomatoes.
• Cook pasta.
• While pasta cooks, sauté vegetables. Use same skillet for pork.
• Mix sauce ingredients.
• Sauté pork.
To buy: 3/4 pound pork tenderloin; 1 jar Dijon mustard; 1 container nonfat, plain yogurt; 1 small package fusilli pasta; 1 medium tomato; 1 small red bell pepper; 1 small bunch parsley (optional).
Staples: Olive oil, olive oil spray, reduced-fat mayonnaise, minced garlic, salt, black peppercorns.
Linda Gassenheimer’s latest book is “The Flavors of the Florida Keys.” Her website is dinnerinminutes.com. Follow her on Twitter @lgassenheimer.