Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

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Bacon-Wrapped Pork TenderloinRecipe
Photo: Christopher Baker
Makes 4 servings


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1 pork tenderloin (about 1 pound)
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
3/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 sprigs fresh thyme
4 slices bacon
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 small fennel bulbs, cut into eighths
8 dried apricots, cut in half


Prep: 20 Minutes
Other: 25 Minutes

Heat oven to 400° F.

Pat the pork dry with paper towels. Season with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and 1/2 teaspoon of the pepper. Top the pork with the thyme and wrap it with the bacon. Heat the oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pork and fennel. Season with the remaining salt and pepper. Cook the pork for 2 minutes per side. Add the apricots. Transfer skillet to oven and roast for 20 to 25 minutes. Let rest for 5 minutes. Slice the pork and serve with the fennel and apricots.

Created date

March 2006

Nutritional Information

Calories 388
Caloriesfromfat 53 %
Fat 23 g
Satfat 7 g
Cholesterol 100 mg
Sodium 670 mg
Carbohydrate 16 g
Fiber 4 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 30 g