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Farm-Style Pork With Chestnuts

Course Main Course, Pork
Cuisine French
Keyword chestnut, pork tenderloin, wine
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 8 peoples
Calories 219 kcal


  • 15 ounces whole steamed chestnuts 15 ounces jar whole steamed chestnuts
  • 2 pounds pork tenderloin 2 pounds pork tenterloijn
  • salt salt
  • pepper pepper
  • 1.5 cups dry red wine 1 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1.5 cups veal stock 1 1/2 cup veal stock
  • 4 onions 4 onions cut in eights
  • 1 carrot 1 carrot halved llenghwise and cut into 1/2 inch chunks
  • 2 garlic cloves 2 large garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 leeks 2 leeks cu into 1/2 inch rounds


  1. Pat pork dry. Melt reserved fat in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.  

  2. Add pork and brown well on all sides. Sprinkle with salt and pepper

  3. Add wine, stock (can substitute with sodium free chicken stock), onions, carrot and garlic and bring to simmer. Cover and cook 30 minutes, adjusting heat so cooking liquid is barely shaking.

  4. Add chestnuts and leeks to port. Continue cooking until instant-reading thermometer inserted in pork registers 170F and vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes; do not overcook.

  5. Strain liquid into heavy medium saucepan. Boil liquid until reduced to thin sauce like consistency; degrease.  

  6. Return to vegetables. Slice pork and arrange around platter. Spoon vegetables and sauce into center and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Farm-Style Pork With Chestnuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 158mg7%
Potassium 672mg19%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 1645IU33%
Vitamin C 7.4mg9%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.