Dairy-Free, Gluten Free, Grain-Free, Paleo, Recipes

Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Sauce (Served with Mashed Cauliflower)

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Recipe courtesy of Everyday Paleo.  Photo courtesy of Leaves of Life.


  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1½ pounds pork tenderloin
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup unsweetened dried cherries
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 1 large head of cauliflower


  1. Season pork with salt and pepper and brown in a skillet w/coconut oil on all sides until browned, about 3 minutes per side.
  2. Add chicken broth, vinegar, dried cherries and rosemary and cook covered for 20-25 minutes, turning occasionally.
  3. Steam the head of cauliflower and mash with a potato masher, seasoning to taste.
  4. Transfer cooked pork to a bowl and cover for 5-10 minutes while stirring and simmering the sauce to reduce it by half.
  5. Discard rosemary.
  6. Serve over mashed cauliflower, topped with cherry sauce.

1 thought on “Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Sauce (Served with Mashed Cauliflower)

    With or without the cauliflower, this is one of the best ways to prepare a pork tenderloin. It comes out moist and full of flavor. I have fixed this numerous times and has become a real “go to” dish for me to serve for dinner.

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