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Dijon and Pecan Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Last week, Chef Karla shared perfect Valentine’s Dinner side dish, Warmed Brussel Sprout & Farro Salad. Today, it’s all about the protein – Dijon and Pecan Roasted Pork Tenderloin. You’re sweetheart will absolutely love this delicious combination.
valentine's day, pork tenderloin, healthy dinner idea


½ cup Whole grain dijon

½ cup Pecans, raw, chopped fine

¼ tsp Salt

¼ tsp Black pepper

1 each Pork tenderloin (1 pound)


    • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
    • Season pork with salt and pepper.
    • Coat the pork with the whole grain djion.
    • Place coated pork on a greased sheet pan.
    • Gently press chopped pecans on the top of the tenderloin.
    • Bake in oven for 17-25 minutes until pork reaches the internal temperature of 135 degrees or desired temperature.
    • Let pork rest for 3-5 minutes so it has time to reach 140 degrees.
    • Slice and enjoy!

pork tenderloin, Valentine's Day, healthy dinner


Servings: 4

Serving Sizes: 4 ounces

Calories: 260 kcal

Fat: 15 grams

What’s dinner without a delicious dessert? Nothing says Valentine’s Day like a chocolatey dessert. Stay tuned for our Chocolate Chip Cheesecake recipe next week!