Sista Felicia’s Caramelized Onion & Apple Stuffed Pork Loin

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Ingredients:
2  1 ½ lb. pork loin
1 Gala apple
½ Granny Smith apple
1 medium sweet Vidalia onion
1 lb. thick sliced maple bacon
½ cup Panko bread crumbs
1 ½ tablespoon dark brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt,
½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
¾ cup Pure Maple Syrup
2 tablespoons salted butter

Directions:
Step 1: butterfly cut each pork loin, reserve on a clean work surface
Step 2: peel, core, and dice apples in ¼ inch bite size pieces reserve
Step 3:  slice onion into 1/8 inch slices, reserve
Step 4: in a medium size frying pan melt butter over a high heat
Step 5: add reserved onion,1/4 teaspoon  salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper to frying pan, cook one minute over high heat, then lower heat to medium/low and continue to cook 10minutes or until onions are golden in color but not browned
Step 6: add apples and continue to cook 5 minutes, remove from heat, reserve in a bowl, allowing to mixture to cool 5
Step 7: divide mixture in half and stuff each pork loin with apple onion mixture
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Step 8: fold each stuffed pork loin back together tucking any stuffing back inside and roll it onto its side
Step 9: starting at one end warp bacon strips around pork loin slightly overlapping bacon strips, securing strips tightly around pork will keep stuffing secured during the baking process

 

Step 10: season each pork loin with ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon  pepper, and transfer to a large parchment line glass baking dish
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Step 11: Drizzle pure maple syrup over the tops of both pork loins
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Step 12: bake in a preheated 375 degree oven 35 minutes
Step 13: reset oven to a high heat broil setting and broil for 5 minutes or until bacon becomes crisp
Step 14: remove from oven and allow pork loins to rest for 15 minutes before slicing into 1 inch slices
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*Note: to serve, drizzle with warmed pure maple syrup accompanied with creamy mashed potatoes, rice or couscous
Enjoy!

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11 Responses to Sista Felicia’s Caramelized Onion & Apple Stuffed Pork Loin

  1. Looks to die for Felicia!!!

  2. mammaw says:

    tHIS RECIPE IS OUTSTANDING

  3. -Talitha says:

    WOW! I can’t wait to make this!

  4. cape anner says:

    OMG! It’s like food porn. I’m drooling.

  5. OMGosh. My vege bones are shakin’!
    Pork tenderloin?!/ And bacon is the crossover meat. Hold me back!

  6. I’m cooking this recipe for dinner right now. Can’t wait to eat. I have a questions for Felicia: do you add the panko to the cooked apple and onion mixture before stuffing? I couldn’t fing when to add in the recipe.

  7. Sister Felicia says:

    Yes sorry…. Add Panko after apples and onion mixture it cooked and you have removed it from the heat , mix well then stuff and wrap in bacon

  8. Macy Plante says:

    Felicia!! You inspired me. This is Sunday dinner. Thanks

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