Talk about an easy recipe! The freshly ground black pepper gives it a tiny kick, but you can certainly reduce the amount if pepper is not your thing. The “prep ahead” directions below will make this delicious recipe one of your weeknight favorites. Enjoy!
2 lbs. pork tenderloin
1 tablespoon Kosher salt
1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4 teaspoon dried crushed rosemary
3 tablespoons olive oil
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Rinse the pork and remove the excess silver skin with a sharp knife. Place the pork in a baking dish. Combine the salt, ground pepper, sugar, thyme, rosemary, and olive oil in a small bowl. Coat the pork with the pepper mixture, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate.
Uncover the pork dish and place in the oven. Bake for 60 – 75 minutes at 350 degrees F. The pork shown in the picture were on the large side and needed to be cooked for 70 – 75 minutes. Serves 4.