Simple Roasted Pork Tenderloin

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Dried oregano and thyme give this juicy roasted pork tenderloin a kick that just cannot be beat. The sweet and savory flavors together are sure to tantalize your tastebuds.

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Chicago, IL

Time needed

15 min preparation + 25 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

2-3 servings


  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 lb pork tenderloin
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 8 oz fresh figs
  • 1 ripe medium pear, sliced 1 inch thick

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Preheat oven to 450 degrees and place rack in the center. Combine salt, oregano, pepper, and thyme in a small bowl and set aside. Trim tenderloin of silver skin and pat dry with paper towel. Rub meat with 1 tablespoon oil, sprinkle with spice mixture and coat evenly. Heat remaining tablespoon of oil in large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add pork and cook until evenly browned, about 8-12 minutes. Turn off heat and scatter figs and pears in an even laryer around pork. Season with salt and pepper. Cook skillet in oven about 12-15, until pork is 145-150 degrees. Remove pan from oven, transfer pork to cutting board, and allow to rest for 5 minutes. Transfer figs and pears to serving bowl. Cut pork to serve.

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