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pork tenderloin and cabbage cooked

Pork Tenderloin with Green and Red Cabbage

dana vento
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 37 mins
Total Time 42 mins
Course Recipes
Cuisine meat
Servings 3 servings
Calories 373 kcal


  • 1 lb. pork tenderloin cut into thin medallions
  • 5 Tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • A medium onion (and you can add an additional 1/2 for more depth but totally optional) peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small head green cabbage rinsed, and then thinly sliced (shredded)
  • 1/2 small head red cabbage
  • if using an Instant Pot you will need 1/4 water, but this is not for the frying pan method
  • Optional:
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste


  • Grab a large frying pan.
  • Place it on medium heat and put 2 Tablespoons of olive oil in the frying pan.
  • Add in the pork and salt and paper.
  • You'll cook the pork on one side, and then flip it to the other.
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  • Each side will be about 4-5 minutes and you want each side to be golden in color. (8 - 10minutes)
  • Once this happens, remove from heat and set the pork aside.
  • (If using an Instant Pot, place the oil in, add the meat, press saute, and follow the same procedure as listed above for the pork preparation.)
  • Using the same pan, add the other 3 remaining tablespoons of Olive Oil into the pan (or into the Instant Pt liner whichever you are using)
  • Now, place the onion in and then the cabbages (you can also fry the onion separately from the cabbage as mentioned in my post)
  • I suggest more salt and pepper atop this mixture
  • You will now cook this mixture and stir it on medium heat (or in Instant Pot on Saute) until the veggies become what I will term 'glossy' or a tad softer. (about 15-20 minutes).
  • Once the veggies are softer, it's time to add the pork back into the skillet (or the Instant Pot)
  • For the skillet, you will cook about 5-7 more minutes on medium heat.
  • Remove from pan and serve.
  • Enjoy.
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  • In the Instant Pot, add 1/4 c of water, turn off the saute, place the lid on. Seal, program high pressure, soup for 5 minutes and then allow the pressure to release naturally. Serve.


Please note you can just use a red cabbage or just a green or both, this is truly optional and does not affect the taste.