Pork tenderloin with tarragon carrots and mashed potatoes

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A hearty, yet light dish for the whole family.

 

Difficulty: Medium

Time: 80 min. preparation time, 20 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 398 / Protein 43g / Carbohydr. 19g / Fat 16g

Ingredients (2 servings)

350 gpork tenderloin
200 gpotatoes (new)
200 gcarrots
2 clovesgarlic
2 sprigsrosemary
1shallot
20 mlsparkling mineral water
1 sprigtarragon
25 gbutter
1 tspsugar
1 pinchnutmeg
vegetable oil for frying
salt
pepper

Utensils

large frying pan with lid, large sauce pan, oven, vegetable peeler, potato masher, large ovenproof frying pan or roaster, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Auxerrois/ Alsace, 2011
This sumptuous wine with low acidity and full body captures the flavorful dish very well. This mild white wine teases the gums with its fruity aromas.

Step 1

Pork tenderloin with tarragon carrots and mashed potatoes

Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 355°F. Peel and halve potatoes. Depending on size, cook in salted water for 20 – 25 min. Drain and put back in the sauce pan to keep warm.

large sauce pan, oven, vegetable peeler, cutting board, knife

200 g new potatoes / salt

Step 2

Pork tenderloin with tarragon carrots and mashed potatoes

Salt the pork and sear on all sides in a hot pan. Add pepper and cook in a preheated oven at 180°C/355°F with crushed garlic and fresh rosemary for approx. 10 – 15 min.

oven, large ovenproof frying pan or roaster

350 g pork tenderloin / 2 cloves garlic / 2 sprigs rosemary / salt / pepper

Step 3

Pork tenderloin with tarragon carrots and mashed potatoes

Remove the pork from the oven. Turn the oven down to 60°C/140°F and, once the oven has reached this temperature, put the tenderloin back in for approx. 10 – 15 min.

Step 4

Pork tenderloin with tarragon carrots and mashed potatoes

Meanwhile, slice shallots into fine strips. Peel carrots and quarter lengthwise.

potato peeler, cutting board, knife

1 shallots / 200 g young carrots

Step 5

Pork tenderloin with tarragon carrots and mashed potatoes

Sauté the shallots in some vegetable oil until translucent. Add carrots and continue to cook. Deglaze pan with mineral water and season with sugar and salt and pepper.

large frying pan with a lid, cooking spoon

vegetable oil for frying / 20 ml mineral water / 1 tsp sugar / salt / pepper

Step 6

Pork tenderloin with tarragon carrots and mashed potatoes

Pluck the tarragon from its stem and add to pan. Close the lid and cook for approx 5 – 8 min. until the carrots are soft.

1 sprig tarragon

Step 7

Pork tenderloin with tarragon carrots and mashed potatoes

Add butter to potatoes and mash together with nutmeg, salt, and pepper. To serve, slice medallions of pork and place on the mashed potatoes with the carrots.

potato masher

25 g butter / 1 pinch nutmeg / salt / pepper