Herbed Pork Tenderloin
- 1 pork tenderloin (10 oz)
- 1/2 teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
- 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
- 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh sage leaves
- 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 Adjust oven rack to center position. Heat oven to 375°F.
- 2 Season all sides of tenderloin with salt and pepper. Mix sage and rosemary, and sprinkle over entire tenderloin, pressing lightly so it adheres.
- 3 In ovenproof 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook tenderloin in oil 1 to 2 minutes on all sides or until brown.
- 4 Place skillet in oven, and roast 15 to 16 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part of tenderloin reads 145°F.
- 5 Transfer to cutting board. Let stand 6 minutes; cut into 1/4-inch slices.
- 6 Meanwhile, prepare Brussels sprouts as directed on package; serve with pork tenderloin.
Pair your Green Giant® Sautés Bacon Brussels Sprouts and pork tenderloin with parsley red potatoes for a complete meal. Place 3/4 lb quartered unpeeled small red potatoes in 3-quart saucepan; cover with 1 inch cold water seasoned with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat, and cook potatoes about 15 minutes or until tender. Drain; toss with 1 tablespoon butter, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley.Dried sage and dried rosemary can easily be substituted for fresh in this recipe; just reduce amounts by half.