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Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Photo: Christopher Baker
Prep time 20 mins
Other time 25 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.