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Spice Rubbed Roasted Pork Tenderloin

This roasted pork tenderloin recipe is easy to prepare for a quick weeknight meal and could even make your holiday meal a breeze. It's sweet and slightly spicy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 383kcal


  • 1.5 pound pork tenderloin
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons granulated garlic
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Bring pork loin to room temperature and trim off any silverskin.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine olive oil, garlic, paprika, cayenne, basil, brown sugar and salt and pepper.
  • Rub the pork loin down with the seasoning. Get it in there good with your hands.
  • Bake for 35-45minutes, or until the internal temperature reads 150 degrees.
  • Remove from heat and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  • Slice and serve!


Serves 4


Calories: 383kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 735mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 700IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2.3mg