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Tuscan Pork Tenderloin Recipe

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This Tuscan pork tenderloin recipe is juicy, and the herbs and seasonings bring out an amazing flavor. Perfect for family night dinner.

sliced pork tenderloin covered in herbs on white plate

The use of herbs and seasonings add so much flavor to this pork tenderloin. This Tuscan pork tenderloin recipe goes well with a variety of side dishes, including potatoes, rice, salad, or any variety of veggies. I personally love roasting zucchini or asparagus.

This recipe is a great addition to your family meal rotation.

What is a pork tenderloin?

Each tenderloin averages about one pound and is sold whole and boneless. Pork tenderloin is the muscle that runs alongside the backbone. Tenderloin is a very tender, lean meat that takes minutes to cook.

What are the benefits of pork?

Pork is an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals, including thiamine, zinc, vitamin B12, vitamin B6, niacin, phosphorus, and iron. Also, it is mostly made up of protein.

What side dishes go with pork tenderloin?

Potatoes dishes, rice, salad, and most vegetables, like peas and asparagus, would make a great side dish.

Why you’ll love this recipe

  • Delicious mixture of dry rub spices
  • Pork makes great meal prep for the week
  • Great family meal
sliced juicy pork tenderloin covered in herbs on white plate

Ingredients

What you’ll need to make this recipe.

How to make this recipe

1 – Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

2 – Rub garlic all over tenderloin, spreading it all over evenly.

3 – Combine rosemary, oregano, salt and black pepper in a small bowl.

4 – Rub spice mixture all over the tenderloin.

5 – Wrap the tenderloin tightly in plastic wrap and marinate for 30 minutes.

6 – Once marinated, unwrap from the plastic. Place tenderloin in baking dish.

7 – Bake until pork is slightly pink in the center, about 20-25 minutes.

Use a meat thermometer to check the temperature. Pork should be cooked to at least 145 degrees. Once it’s cooked to temperature, remove from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

How long does cooked pork last?

Place the pork roast in and airtight container or wrap tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil or plastic wrap. Properly stored, cooked pork will last for about 3 days in the refrigerator.

Calories per serving (1 slice): 150

Yield: 10 Servings

Tuscan Pork Tenderloin Recipe

sliced pork tenderloin covered in herbs on white plate

This Tuscan pork tenderloin recipe is juicy, and the herbs and seasonings bring out an amazing flavor. Perfect for family night dinner.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds pork tenderloin
  • 8 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 4 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 4 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Rub garlic all over tenderloin, spreading evenly.
  3. Combine rosemary, oregano, salt and black pepper in a small bowl. Rub spice mixture all over the tenderloin.
  4. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and marinate for 30 minutes (or overnight if you choose).
  5. Unwrap from plastic, discard plastic. Place tenderloin in baking dish.
  6. Bake in preheated oven until pork is slightly pink in the center, about 20-25 minutes.
  7. Use meat thermometer to check temperature. Thermometer should read at least 145°.
  8. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

Notes

Use a meat thermometer to check the temperature. Pork should be cooked to at least 145°.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 152Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 529mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 28g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Angela Greven | Mean Green Chef

Thursday 11th of July 2019

I love working with pork loin and these are the perfect flavors to compliment this great cut! Toss some veg in there and you're done, delish! 😋

simplylowcal

Monday 15th of July 2019

Yes, so simple and flavorful. :)

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