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Pork Pinwheels With Apricot Stuffing Recipe


Pork Pinwheels With Apricot Stuffing          


Ingredients:
1 lb Pork tenderloin

Sauce:
1 1/2 ts Cornstarch
1 x Nutmeg, (dash)
1 cup Apricot nectar

Apricot Stuffing:
1 t Bouillon, chicken, instant
-granules 2/3 cup Water, hot
1/3 cup Apricots, dried, snipped
2 tbs Celery, chopped
1 tbs Margarine
1/8 ts Cinnamon, ground
1 x Pepper, black, (dash)
2 cup Whole wheat bread cubes

Method:
Split tenderloin lengthwise, cutting to, but not through, opposite side; open out flat. Pound tenderloin lightly with meat mallet to a 10x6 rectangle. APRICOT STUFFING: Dissolve bouillon in hot water, pour over apricots. Let stand 5 minutes. Cook celery and onion in margarine until tender but not brown. Remove from heat; stir in cinnamon and pepper. In a large bowl mix bread cubes, onion mixture, and apricot mixture; toss lightly to moisten. Spread stuffing evenly over tenderloin. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting from short side. Secure meat roll with wooden toothpicks or tie with string at 1-inch intervals. Cut meat roll into six 1-inch slices. Place meat slices on rack of unheated broiler pan, cut side down. Broil 4 inches from heat 12 minutes. Turn; broil 11 to 13 minutes more or till done. Remove toothpicks or string; transfer meat to a serving platter. Meanwhile, for SAUCE, combine cornstarch and nutmeg. Stir in apricot nectar. Cook and stir till mixture is bubbly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. SERVE sauce with meat slices.

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