Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Recipe Details
Ingredients
  • 2 spray(s) cooking spray
  • 2 tsp dried thyme, or 2 Tbsp freshly chopped thyme
  • 2 tsp dried oregano, or 2 Tbsp freshly chopped oregano
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp table salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 pound(s) uncooked lean pork tenderloin
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 145ºF, about 25 to 30 minutes.
  5. Let roast stand 3 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).