Pork tenderloin with mushrooms is an easy and delicious meal that can be made in under 30 minutes. It’s a great dish to serve for a weeknight dinner or a family get together.
Mushrooms are a great way to add depth and flavor to the sauce, plus they’re very low in fat (about as low as skinless chicken breasts). You can use any kind of mushroom for this recipe including portobello, shiitake, oyster or more exotic mushrooms such as chanterelle, morel, enoki or king oyster.
Besides being super low in fat, this is also an extremely quick and easy dish to make. Just prepare the pork tenderloin medallions, saute them, and nestle them into a creamy mushroom sauce. The whole process can be completed in under 20 minutes, which is a lot faster than you think!
Toss the tenderloins with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Sear on both sides over high heat until golden, 2 to 3 minutes each side. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
If you don’t have a pork tenderloin, you can substitute a boneless pork shoulder or round roast. Just be sure to preheat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. You should also make sure that you don’t overcrowd the pan, as the pork tenderloin can burn easily.
You can freeze this pork tenderloin in the pan without the sauce, or you can reheat it on the stove until warm. If you want to reheat it on the stove, keep it on a medium heat and flip the meat medallions halfway through cooking. You can also put the dish in a 400 degree F convection oven for 15 minutes until warmed through.
For an even easier version, simply use a slow cooker to cook this dish. You can brown the meat in a skillet before placing it in the slow cooker.
The slow cooker will allow the tenderloin to simmer in the sauce, which will thicken into a gravy. You can also add beef bouillon to this recipe to enhance the flavor.
If you are making this for a crowd, double the recipe and freeze the rest of the sauce in a freezer safe container. Then when you are ready to eat it, you can reheat it in the slow cooker for 30 minutes until heated through.
You can also serve this pork tenderloin with mushrooms in a sandwich, as shown in the picture above. Just pile the sliced pork on top of a crusty, split hoagie or something of the sort and spoon the mushroom mixture over the meat. You could also top it with shredded lettuce and fresh tomatoes for an even better meal!
How to Make Pork Tenderloin with Mushrooms
1. Cut the pork into one-inch rounds.
Pork tenderloin is a tender and flavorful cut of meat that’s incredibly low in fat. It’s easy to cook and is a great choice for those looking for healthy meals.