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FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Rosemary Garlic and Fennel Roasted Pork Tenderloin

October 19, 2020 by  
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Rosemary Garlic and Fennel Roasted Pork Tenderloin

This recipe serves eight — a great meal for family dinner and the October weather change. Mashed or roasted red potatoes and green beans are a great accompaniment.

Ingredients (makes four servings)

  • 4 large garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 whole green onion for garnish
  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary or 2 teaspoons dried teaspoon of ground fennel
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 2 1/2-pound boneless pork loin roast, well-trimmedFresh rosemary sprigs (optional) but great for presentation


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a 13 x 9 x 2-inch roasting pan with foil.
  • Mix the first 4 ingredients in a bowl.
  • Rub garlic mixture all over pork.
  • Place pork, fat side down, in the prepared roasting pan.
  • Roast pork for 30 minutes. Turn roast fat side up.
  • Roast until the thermometer inserted into the center of pork registers 150°F., about 25 minutes more.
  • Remove from oven; let stand for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Pour any juices from the roasting pan into a small saucepan; set over low heat to keep warm.
  • Cut pork against grain into 1/3-inch-thick slices.
  • Use a nice serving dish to arrange pork slices on a dish for presentation.
  • Pour pan juices over.
  • Garnish with rosemary sprigs and julian green onions.

Nutrition Facts

200 calories; 7g of total fat (2g saturated fat); 100 mg cholesterol


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