Apple Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Stuffing- one of the best pork recipes out there! This pork tenderloin recipe will blow you away with aromatic spices and an apple jelly glaze, surrounding with fresh apple and ham stuffing, all cooked on the same baking sheet. www.savoryexperiments.com

Apple Spiced Pork Tenderloin and Stuffing

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pork tenderloin recipe
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 716 kcal

Apple Spiced Pork Tenderloin is a pork tenderloin recipe  that will blow you away with aromatic spices and an apple jelly glaze, surrounding with fresh apple and ham stuffing, all cooked on the same baking sheet.

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Ingredients

Stuffing:

  • 8 cups plain white or wheat bread crusts removed diced into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/4 cup ham or pancetta diced
  • 1/2 cup white onion diced
  • 1/2 cup carrots diced
  • 1/2 cup celery thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoons dried rosemary
  • 2 garlic cloves micrograted
  • 2 Red Delicious apples cored and diced
  • 1 cup apple juice

Pork Tenderloin:

  • 3 pounds pork tenderloin trimmed
  • 1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2/3 cup apple jelly
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger micrograted
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons fresh garlic micrograted

Instructions

  1. To prepare stuffing, preheat oven to 400 degrees. Arrange bread cubes in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Season with 1/ teaspoon fine sea salt and finely ground black pepper. Bake for 6 minutes, turn and bake for an additional 4-5 minutes, or until dry and crispy.
  2. Melt butter in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add diced ham, white onion, carrots and celery. Sweat vegetables until they start to soften, but are still semi-firm.
  3. Remove to a large mixing bowl, toss with dried bread cubes, thyme, rosemary, micrograted garlic and apples. Mix the apple juice directly before arranging on pan around the roast. Set aside.
  4. To prepare the roast, mix all dry spices in a small dish.
  5. Rub pork tenderloin with extra virgin olive oil and then spice mixture.
  6. Place onto broiler pan and return to 400 degree oven for 30 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, combine apple jelly, fresh ginger, lemon zest and garlic in small sauce pan over medium heat.
  8. At 30 minutes, baste tenderloin roast with apple jelly and arrange the stuffing mix (tossed with apple juice) around the roast. Cook for 15 minutes.
  9. Remove and baste the roast with apple jelly mixture again. Gently toss stuffing. Return to oven for 15 minutes, or until internal temperature of roast reaches 155 degrees.
  10. Remove and let sit for 5 minutes before slicing and serving .
  11. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Recipe Notes

It is helpful to dice all vegetables in a uniform size so they will all cook evenly.

Nutrition Facts
Apple Spiced Pork Tenderloin and Stuffing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 716 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 170mg 57%
Sodium 1387mg 58%
Potassium 1276mg 36%
Total Carbohydrates 73g 24%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 32g
Protein 59g 118%
Vitamin A 38.2%
Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 20.4%
Iron 29.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.