Who says the simple can’t stand out or the weekday meals can’t be wickedly delicious? A slate of dried herbs gives Baked Garlic Pork Tenderloin a lot of flavor; the mellow taste of garlic and the richness of butter play nicely with the savory pork And because it’s baked in the oven in aluminum foil, it’s easy to clean up and easy to make.Serve this tasty Baked Pork Tenderloin alongside wild rice and stewed apples to bring out its natural sweetness.
Ingredients• 2 pounds pork tenderloin • 1 tablespoon sea salt • 1 tablespoon fresh cracked pepper • 2 tablespoons garlic, diced • 1 teaspoon dried basil • 1 teaspoon dried oregano • 1 teaspoon dried thyme • 1 teaspoon dried parsley • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil • 4 tablespoons butter, sliced into 4-6 pieces
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
Season the pork with the sea salt and pepper.
Mix together the garlic, basil, oregano, thyme, parsley, and sage in a small bowl.
Heat the oil in a large pan on medium heat on the stove-top.
Add the pork to the pan and cook until golden brown.
Once golden brown, move the pork onto the baking sheet.
Coat the pork with the herb mix.
Place several pats of the butter on the pork.
Wrap the pork in the foil and place into the oven.
Bake until the tenderloin is internally 150 degrees F at its thickest part, about 25 minutes.
Remove the tenderloin from the oven and allow it to sit for a few minutes.
Slice against the grain and serve!