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Pork and Apple-Cranberry Chutney Crostini

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Elegant Pork and Apple-Cranberry Chutney Crostini make a fantastic appetizer for any occasion. The combination of the tender and flavorful HORMEL® Pork Tenderloin, the sweet and tangy apple-cranberry chutney, and the creamy blue cheese creates a mouthwatering balance of flavors. Enjoy this delightful dish with friends and family!

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1 HORMEL® Pork Tenderloin
1 teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 long baguette-style French bread loaves, sliced and toasted
¾ cup apple-cranberry chutney, or substitute with black cherry preserves
crumbled blue cheese
Fresh thyme leaves, for garnish


  1. Heat oven to 425°F.

  2. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper.  In large ovenproof skillet, heat oil, over medium-high heat. Cook pork 5 minutes on each side or until browned.

  3. Insert meat thermometer into thickest part of pork. Bake uncovered 35 to 40 minutes or until internal temperature reads 155°F. Cover pork with aluminum foil and let stand 15 minutes or until thermometer reaches 160°F.

  4. Slice pork into thin slices.

  5. Top each bread slice with one pork slice with 1 teaspoon chutney and ½ teaspoon cheese.  Garnish with thyme leaves, if desired.