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Roast Pork Tenderloin

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Fall is one of my absolute favorite times of the year. I love when after a long hot Summer it starts to cool down and you feel a crispness in the air. Picking pumpkins, kicking off the holiday season,and finally dusting off those adorable boots you’ve been dying to wear… all of these things make me love it so much. Well I decided to kick off the “official start” of Fall by making an amazing fall-ish meal. I can’t think of anything more fall than apples and a nice hearty roast. Well, this combines both of those! Plus nothing goes better with pork than apples in my opinion. This recipe is so unbelievably easy and it just screams fall!
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Pork tenderloin 2 1⁄2 Pound
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Onions 3 Small, sliced
  Granny smith apples 2 Large, cored and sliced
  Apple cider 330 Milliliter (hard, 1 bottle)
  Thyme sprigs 8

1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
2. In a plate, place the tenderloin and sprinkle generously with salt and pepper, on both the sides.

3. In a Dutch oven, melt butter, place the tenderloin and sear it on all side, until light brown in colour.
4. Remove the pork and set aside.
5. In the same pot add in onions and apples, add salt and stir for 2 minutes.
6. Deglaze, the pot with apple cider, add in thyme.
7. Return the tenderloin to the pot, put the lid on and turn off the heat.
8. Put it in oven and allow to cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 145F.
9. Remove the pot from oven and allow to cool for bout 5 minutes.

10. Slice it and serve hot with onions and apples.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 518 Calories from Fat 145

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.3%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 200.4 mg66.8%

Sodium 235.9 mg9.8%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.3%

Sugars 22 g

Protein 60 g119.7%

Vitamin A 7.7% Vitamin C 22.1%

Calcium 5.6% Iron 21.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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