Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Romantic Valentines Date Night Dinner

Let's face it...sometimes it can be much more romantic to dine at home....so here is a beautiful dish, super easy, delicious and guaranteed to impress that special someone!  Go for it, take charge, seduce your sweetheart with Individual Pork Wellingtons!!!!  
Take 3 minutes and watch the video to see just how simple this dish is to make!

Ingredients: (For Two) prep 20 minutes bake 20-25
1 small onion thinly sliced
¼ cup sweet vermouth
½ cup low sodium chicken stock
4 T. fresh oregano chopped
2 pieces pork tenderloin, each 2 inches thick
1 sheet puff pastry
4 ounces  mushrooms
2 small cloves garlic
¼ cup white wine
¾ cup chicken stock
4 T. butter divided
Pre heat oven to 425
In large nonstick pan over high heat brown onions stirring constantly about 10 minutes
Add vermouth and reduce until almost gone
Add chicken stock and oregano, reduce until sauce is thick
Remove from heat and let cool
In a preheated non stick frying pan sear both top and bottom of the pork tenderloin over high heat
Remove pork and set aside fry pan for sautéing the mushrooms
Cut the puff pastry in a two circles large enough to cover the pork tenderloins.
Place ½ of the onion mixture on each puff pastry
Top each with one tenderloin
Bring the puff pastry up around the sides and bottom of the tenderloins.
Turn over and place on a non stick baking sheet or line with parchment paper.
Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, the puff pastry will be nicely browned.
Let the tenderloins rest for 5 minutes before serving with the mushrooms and sauce
When the tenderloins have been on the oven for 15 minutes start the mushrooms
Sauté the mushrooms and garlic in 2 T. butter over medium high for 5 minutes
Add ¼ cup wine and reduce by half
Add ¾ cup chicken stock and reduce by half
Add 2 tablespoons butter and fresh oregano, mix butter in well.
Place one tenderloin on each plate and surround with ½ mushrooms and sauce.

Serve and enjoy.
Here is the video...it give you complete step by step instructions making this dish super easy!


  1. This dinner party is truly amazing. Loved the décor! It’s simple but still looking so elegant. Really liked the fact that you didn't went overboard. Pretty soon my sister will tie the knot at Chicago wedding venues. She is very excited for her big day.

    1. Oh mackyton, thank you ever so much for your lovely compliment! My very best wishes to your sister; I bet her wedding is going to be beautiful!