Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Having an off-week

Herbed Roast Pork
Cooking Light Annual Recipes 2009 Copyright 2008

1 ½ tablespoons butter, softened
1 ¼ teaspoons kosher salt
½ teaspoon dried sage
½ teaspoon dried thyme
¼ teaspoon dried oregano
2 (1-pound) pork tenderloins, trimmed
Cooking spray

1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub butter mixture over pork. Place pork on broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 475 degrees for 17 minutes or until a thermometer reaches 155 degrees (slightly pink). Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into thin slices.

Yield: 8 servings 156 cal, 6g fat, 23.8g protein, .2g carbs, .1g fiber, 79mg chol, 1.5mg iron, 435mg sodium, 10mg calcium

This was the first pork tenderloin I've had in a while and it was disappointing. The coating was flavorful but it didn't penetrate the meat. The meat was rather bland but I'm not sure if that is the fault of the recipe or the pork. I wish I had cooked it a bit longer since even though I know it's safe these days, pink pork isn't my thing.

I've been on such a good roll but these past couple of recipes haven't been anything thrilling.

I barely got a wink of sleep last night between the two boys and I don't think I can form one more sentence. Let's hope the week improves.

1 comment:

Annie said...

I have to say the last tenderloin I had wasn't to good either. I usually prefer pork roast. I have had much better results.