The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Keto Pistachio Pesto Pork

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

4
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

An easy, weeknight meal that even picky eaters will love! Whole30, paleo, gluten-free and low-carb too!

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Pork Tenderloin
  • 1-½ Tablespoon Olive Oil, Divided
  • 4 Medium Zucchinis, Spiralized With Blade B
  • Salt And Pepper
  • FOR THE PESTO:
  • ⅓ cups Shelled Roasted Salted Pistachios (45g), Plus Additional For Garnish
  • 1-½ cup Packed Fresh Basil
  • ½ cups Packed Cilantro
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice, Plus Additional For Garnish
  • ½  Large Lemon, Zested
  • 1 Tablespoon Water
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil

Preparation

Rub pork with 1/2 tablespoon olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large, oven proof pan on medium/high heat. Sear pork until golden brown on each side, about 2–3 minutes per side.

Pop the whole pan into the oven and cook until pork reaches 145-150ºF when a thermometer is inserted into the thickest part, about 10–15 minutes. Once cooked, remove the pork from the oven, cover and let rest for 10 minutes.

For the pesto, place pistachios in a small food processor (mine is 3 cups) and process until roughly chopped. Add basil, cilantro, lemon juice and lemon zest. Process until well chopped and combined. With the machine on, stream in water and olive oil until creamy and mixed.

Heat a large skillet (you might need two) on medium heat. Add zoodles and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft and lightly brown. Place a long sheet of paper towel on the counter and spread the zoodles onto it. Place another paper towel on top of the zoodles and press out as much moisture as you can.

Stir pesto sauce into the zoodles until well combined. (I find it helps to cut the zoodles, as this lets the pesto disperse better). Divide between plates and top with sliced pork, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and extra pistachios, if desired. Devour!

Note: You can also sauté the zoodles in a dry pan on high heat until lightly golden brown if you want to get rid of more moisture.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Al Pastor
Profile Photo by PW Food & Friends in Main Courses
Thin slices of pork shoulder are marinated in a blend of...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Chicken, Mushroom and Asparagus Spaghetti
Profile Photo by AD Kitchen in Main Courses
This is one of our best Italian pasta recipes. It's fast,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Sous Vide Smoked London Broil Steak
Profile Photo by David Somerville in Main Courses
You can cook a top round steak with a little liquid...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Easy Pesto Salmon and Veggies
Profile Photo by Jennifer Banz in Main Courses
This easy pesto salmon recipe only uses 5 ingredients and we...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Peach Glazed Smoked Pork Loin
Profile Photo by David Somerville in Main Courses
The combination of a great dry rub with a peach preserve...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 12 Level: Easy