Pork Tenderloin with Seasoned Rub

Prep. time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt
  • 1 1/4 pounds pork tenderloin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl mix ingredients: garlic powder, oregano, cumin, coriander, thyme and salt. Stir mixture with a fork until all the ingredients are well combined and they form a seasoning. This will be used as a rub to ensure the pork is well seasoned throughout. Sprinkle the rub over the tenderloin with a dry hand, then rub the pork so the seasoning adheres well to the tenderloin.
  3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and heat. Add the minced garlic and saute, stirring, for 1 minute. Put tenderloin in the pan and cook for about 10 minutes, searing each side using tongs to turn the meat Transfer meat to a roasting pan and bake for 20 minutes. Slice and serve.

~Recipe via Ellie Krieger at foodnetwork.com

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