Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin
A show stopper fresh pork tenderloin topped with garlic and herbs, wrapped in thick cut, savory bacon.
Servings Prep Time
4people 1hour
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4people 1hour
Cook Time
For the Pork Tenderloin
  • 1 pork tenderloin1 – 1.5 pounds (Smithfield of Farmer John)
  • 8-10slices baconSmithfield Cherrywood Thick Cut Smoked Bacon
For the Herb and Garlic Rub
  • 1bulb garlic
  • 1 Tb dijon mustard
  • 1tsp honey
  • 2-3 Tb herbstarragon, thyme and sage are my favorites
  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Soften garlic bulb by cutting off the top third and placing face down in a small pan in about an inch of water. Cover pan with tin foil and bake at 375 for one hour.
  3. Squeeze the softened garlic into a small bowl. Mix dijon mustard, honey and fresh herbs and stir to combine. Spread mixture over top of pork tenderloin.
  4. Wrap garlic and herb pork tenderloin in strips of thick cut bacon. Secure with toothpicks if necessary.
  5. Sear bacon wrapped pork tenderloin in a hot, cast iron skillet in a Tb olive oil until slightly browned on all sides.
  6. Using same pan (do not drain any bacon grease), put tenderloin into oven for 15-20 minutes until cooked through. Let tenderloin rest for another 10 minutes before slicing and serving.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin
Amount Per Serving
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
Cholesterol 103mg 34%
Sodium 732mg 31%
Potassium 58mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 29g 58%
Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 2%
Iron 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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