Holiday Menu: Spiced Pork Tenderloin
This elegant menu for six is features roasted pork tenderloins rubbed with a combination of spices and brown sugar and served with a cranberry-cider sauce.
If you're serving a small group for the holidays, this meal is a terrific alternative to turkey.
It makes a beautiful presentation, features all the classic flavors of the season and is easy to prepare and carve leaving you plenty of time to spend with your guests.
Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry-Cider Sauce
These roasted pork tenderloins are coated with a flavorful blend of brown sugar, cinnamon, and coriander and served with a sweet-tart cranberry-cider sauce.
Sun-Dried Tomato and Spinach Wheels
These pretty little appetizer wheels are made with sheets of puff pastry filled with a combination of spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, and fontina cheese.
Brussels Sprout, Bacon and Roasted Beet Salad
This salad is made with brussels sprouts, roasted red beets, and applewood-smoked bacon and dressed with a cider-cranberry vinaigrette.
Baked Orange Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes whipped together with eggs, orange juice, zest, and spices bake up to make a light and fluffy side dish.
Orange Scented Wild Rice and Chestnuts
This combination of wild rice, white rice and roasted chestnuts flavored with orange, honey and thyme makes a nice side dish for roasted meats and poultry.