How to make it

  • Making the pork
  • Rub the pork tenderloin with salt & pepper and let rest 30 minutes
  • Melt butter in a large skillet with cooking oil
  • Add tenderloin and quickly brown on all sides.
  • Remove from heat and slowly add 1/4 cup wine, 1/4 cup water, and basil.
  • Return to heat, cover and simmer until pork reaches 160 degrees
  • Remove tenderloin from heat, place on cutting board and cover with aluminum foil.
  • Reserve 1/3 cup of the pan drippings
  • Making the sauce
  • Mix 1 tablespoon water with 1 tablespoon cornstarch, set aside
  • In a small saucepan reduce 1/2 cup wine
  • Add cornstarch/water mix to wine and whisk constantly until cornstarch is dissolved.
  • Stir in the reserved drippings and cook over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly
  • Slice the tenderloin and serve with sauce

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    " It was excellent "
    sunny ate it and said...
    Great post!
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  • davidwhittaker 11 years ago
    Just tried this one last night, it's awesome. I think the next time I make it I will add some garlic too. Be sure to use a good, drinkable wine. The rest of the bottle will pair great with the meal. I usually plan 1/2 pound of pork per person. I had lots of sauce leftover.
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