Herbed Roast Pork

The early Shakers cultivated herbs. A similar version of this recipe was occasionally prepared at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Community.


8 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 156
Caloriesfromfat 35 %
Fat 6 g
Satfat 2.7 g
Monofat 2.3 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 23.8 g
Carbohydrate 0.2 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 79 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 435 mg
Calcium 10 mg


1 1/2 tablespoons butter, softened
1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon dried sage
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
2 (1-pound) pork tenderloins, trimmed
Cooking spray


1. Preheat oven to 475°.

2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub butter mixture over pork. Place pork on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 475° for 17 minutes or until a thermometer registers 155° (slightly pink). Let stand 5 minutes; thinly slice.


Alison Ashton,

October 2008
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