Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin Recipe

This recipe is a double whammy of pork. Think Filet wrapped in bacon — instead Pork Tenderlion wrapped in bacon with loads of flavor and spice.

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Based on a recipe from Allrecipes.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Pork Tenderloin ( I chose a pre hickory marinated tenderloin )
  • 10  slices of bacon
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.


1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium  heat. ( I prefer to cook mine on my griddle).


2. Cook bacon until browned and still pliable. DO not over cook the bacon or you will never be able to wrap it around the tenderloin.


3. Combine all spices in medium bowl. Note: I personally do not use seasoning salt because I am not a big salt fan. If you like your meals on the salty side, adding seasoning salt is not a bad idea.

4. Wrap tenderloin in bacon, use toothpicks to secure bacon around tenderloin.

5. Slice tenderloin between bacon strips to create medallions.


6. Dip medallions into spice mix. Dip both sides.


7. Melt butter and oil together in the same skillet.  Cook medallion over medium high heat for about 4 minutes on each side. Take skillet and put directly in oven. Bake pork for 18-22 minutes until pork is no longer pink.

Enjoy!


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  • http://www.latonyarichardson.blogspot.com LaTonya

    Wow, this looks good! I started a “Project What’s For Dinner,” where I’m cooking three new meals a week. I’ve NEVER cooked a pork tenderloin, and this is a must try! I LOOOOOVE bacon. I will be sure to track it back to you! I’m smelling next Sunday’s dinner!

  • http://meghansmindlessmuttering.blogspot.com/ meghan

    For the love of God woman!
    For the love of God!
    YUMMM!

    • Shannon

      For the love of your hips you should say.

      This will pack the lbs on.

  • http://www.survivingthestores.com Rachel @ Surviving The Stores

    Wow Shannon! That looks so awesome! I wonder how it would turn out with a turkey loin and turkey bacon. I’m definitely going to have to try it!

  • http://thehappyhousewife.com The Happy Housewife

    Seriously drooling over this recipe! Definitely adding to my menu next month!
    Yum!
    Toni