Pork Tenderloin with Fried Gnocchi

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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


  1. 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.

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

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

  4. Season with salt and pepper

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

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.