Pork Tenderloin With Pears And Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe

Pork Tenderloin With Pears And Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe
Preparation time
15 mins
Cooking time
30 mins
4 people

Here’s a recipe to pull out when you have someone to impress: pork tenderloin cooked right in a caramelized pear sauce, and served with a side of savory-sweet roasted vegetables. The combination of onion, butternut squash, and apples gives you just the right balance of savory and sweet, and it works perfectly with the fruity topping on the pork.


Pork Tenderloin With Pears And Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe


  • 1 pork tenderloin
  • 2 Asian pears, diced
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • Cooking fat
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Ingredients for the roasted butternut squash

  • 1 lb. butternut squash, cubed
  • 1 to 2 apples, cubed
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp. ghee
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 F.
  2. Place the cubed squash, apple, onion, and ghee in a baking dish.
  3. Sprinkle with cinnamon, nutmeg, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  5. Melt some cooking fat in a skillet placed over a medium-high heat.
  6. Season the pork tenderloin to taste.
  7. Brown the pork on all sides, and remove from the skillet.
  8. Add the pears, the onion, and the garlic to the skillet, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  9. Bring the pork back to the skillet, pour in the chicken stock, and bring to a boil.
  10. Lower the heat and let simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  11. Slice the pork and serve with the pear sauce and roasted vegetables.

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