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Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Points® value
Total Time
40 min
10 min
30 min
A simple blend of herbs and spices, with a touch of olive oil, transforms an ordinary pork roast into an exceptional main course.


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(es), freshly ground

Olive oil

2 tsp(s)

Uncooked lean pork tenderloin

2 pound(s)


  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.


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).