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Roasted Pork Tenderloin

2
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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
40 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
A simple blend of herbs and spices, with a touch of olive oil, transforms an ordinary pork roast into an exceptional main course.

Ingredients

dried thyme

2 tsp(s), or 2 Tbsp freshly chopped thyme

dried oregano

2 tsp(s), or 2 Tbsp freshly chopped oregano

garlic powder

1 tsp(s)

onion powder

1 tsp(s)

table salt

1 tsp(s)

black pepper

1 pinch, freshly ground

olive oil

2 tsp(s)

uncooked lean pork tenderloin

2 pound(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Coat a shallow roasting pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine thyme, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper in a small bowl; set aside.
  3. Rub oil all over pork. Sprinkle thyme mixture all over pork and transfer to prepared pan.
  4. Roast until an instant-read thermometer inserted in center of pork reads 160ºF, about 30 minutes.
  5. Let roast stand 10 minutes before slicing crosswise into thin slices. Yields about 3 ounces per serving.

Notes

For variety, try seasoned oils (such as roasted red pepper olive oil or garlic olive oil) and a variety of herbs and spices (such as parsley, rosemary, onion powder and cumin).

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