Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

March 19, 2018 19 By EngineerMommy

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Easter is definitely one of my favorite holidays. I love everything about the holiday: the festive baskets, the pastel colors, the beginning of spring, and of course, the delicious food. Today I will be sharing a fun twist on a classic Easter meal, because after all, when I’m entertaining family & friends, I like to put my own spin on things. These Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders are made with a Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Dry Rub Seasoned Pork Loin Filet. The sliders are easy to prepare, totally delicious and guaranteed to please a crowd.

Our current home has a generously-sized dining room, which I absolutely love! Why? Because it means we can host major holidays at our house (our previous residence was a small townhome with a tiny dining space). Entertaining family & friends is one of my favorite things ever. I like to create a diverse menu of fun, unique dishes. I like to set the table for the season with cute embellishments and personalized details. I like to sit back & chat with the people I love. Entertaining is really so much fun! And I cannot wait to serve these Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders at our Easter gathering this year! Keep reading for the full recipe.

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

 

Gather the ingredients you’ll need: Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Dry Rub Seasoned Pork Loin Filet, shredded mozzarella cheese, red onion, slider buns (or small dinner rolls), balsamic vinegar and brown sugar.

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders


Start by cutting 1/4 inch slices from the pork loin.

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders


Place the slices of Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Seasoned Pork Filet on a frying pan over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side, until cooked throughout. Then flip the slices. The filet should reach an internal temperature of 145°F or juices run clear. Since Hatfield Pork Loin comes pre-seasoned with a dry rub, this meal comes together in no time! Click here to find Hatfield pork at a retailer near you.

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders


Meanwhile, combine balsamic vinegar and brown sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Remove from heat once mixture has reduced in volume by half.

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

 

Now it’s time to assemble our sliders. Start by spreading some of that delicious sweet-tart balsamic glaze directly on the slider bun. Place a slice of the pork on top. With Hatfield Dry Rub Pork Loin Filets, these sliders are super flavorful and incredibly easy to prepare.

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Add a generous heap of shredded mozzarella cheese on top.

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

 

Let the heat of the pork loin melt the cheese. Isn’t melted cheese a beautiful thing?

*TIP: If your cheese doesn’t melt from the heat of the pork, here’s a quick shortcut: place the slider in the microwave for 20 seconds.

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders


Slice a red onion thinly and cook in the pan for 5-10 minutes. Top the slider with some of the caramelized onions. And voila… the slider is ready to enjoy!

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders


Prepare a whole batch of these delicious Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders for your Easter gathering this year. I love that Hatfield Quality Meats is one of Pennsylvania’s heritage brands…it’s American-owned and well-respected for its high quality products.

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders


These sliders are sure to impress a crowd this Easter! Did you know that Hatfield’s Pork With a Pledge is ethically raised with no hormones or steroids added? That is something I definitely appreciate, as I am making an effort to be more aware of everything that goes into the food I serve my family.

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

These sliders strike the perfect balance between the smokiness of the pork, the sweetness of the caramelized onions, and saltiness of the cheese. Take a bite and see for yourself!

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

 

If there are any leftover sliders after the Easter festivities have ended, simply re-heat them in the microwave for a quick, convenient lunch the next day!

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders

I picked up all the ingredients for this recipe during a recent shopping trip to ACME Market. Be sure to look for Hatfield products at your local ACME Market. To keep up with the latest from the brand, visit them on Facebook & Twitter.
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Pick up Hatfield Pork from a retailer near you and be sure to try this recipe for yourself. Do you have any special plans for Easter this year? Do you love hosting major holidays?

Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Sliders
Serves 4
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320 calories
49 g
22 g
8 g
11 g
4 g
175 g
405 g
27 g
0 g
3 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
175g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320
Calories from Fat 69
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g
12%
Saturated Fat 4g
20%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 22mg
7%
Sodium 405mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates 49g
16%
Dietary Fiber 1g
5%
Sugars 27g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
25%
Iron
12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Filet, cut into 4 1/4" slices
  2. 4 slider buns (or small dinner rolls)
  3. 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  4. 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  5. 1/4 cup brown sugar
  6. 1 red onion, sliced thinly
Instructions
  1. 1. Place the slices of Hatfield Smoky Balsamic Pork Loin Filet on a frying pan over medium heat. Cook for 6-8 minutes per side (or until cooked throughout) and flip.
  2. 2. Cook the thinly-sliced onion in the same frying pan until soft & translucent.
  3. 3. Meanwhile, prepare the balsamic glaze by combining balsamic vinegar & brown sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to boil and reduce to simmer. Remove from heat once mixture has reduced in volume by half.
  4. 4. Spread some balsamic glaze on the slider buns.
  5. 5. Top with the cooked pork filet slices.
  6. 6. Add a generous heap of mozzarella cheese.
  7. 7. Place the caramelized onions on top. Serve warm.
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calories
320
fat
8g
protein
11g
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