Pork Tenderloin with Fried Gnocchi

Pork Tenderloin with Fried Gnocchi


Serves 4 to 6 people

  • 1 1/2 pounds of pork tenderloin, cut into half inch slices

  • 3 tbsp of sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, chopped

  • 1 shallots, sliced

  • 3 cloves of garlic, chopped

  • 1 small red onion. Sliced

  • 1/4 cup of prosciutto, chopped

  • 3 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 tbsp of fresh basil, chopped

  • 1/4 cup of fresh parsley, chopped

  • 1/2 cup of chicken broth

  • 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream

  • 1 pound of fresh or packaged gnocchi

  • 2 tbsp of butter

  • 1/2 cup of freshly grated parmesan cheese

  • 1/2 tsp of salt

  • 1/2 tsp of fresh ground black pepper


  • Before slicing the pork remove the silver skin from the pork. This is the tough thin piece of fat that runs along the top of the pork.

  • In a large frying pan sauté the prosciutto, shallots, onions, sun-dried tomatoes and garlic in the olive oil for 2 minutes.

  • Add the sliced pork and sauté for around 5 minutes more.

  • Season with salt and pepper

  • Stir in the chicken broth and cream and cook until bubbly.

  • Sprinkle in the chopped basil and parsley and cook for 2 more minutes.

  • In a large frying pan saute the gnocchi in the butter and 1 Tbls of olive oil until lightly browned and a little crisp on the outside.

  • Toss the gnocchi with the Parmesan cheese.

    Plate the Pork Tenderloin with the side of fried gnocchi or spoon the pork over the top of the gnocchi. Serves 4 to 6 people.

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