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Garlic Herb Grilled Pork Tenderloin Recipe
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Garlic Herb Grilled Pork Tenderloin

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"Grilled pork tenderloin with garlic, thyme and rosemary."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 15 mins


  1. Cut a horizontal slit in the pork tenderloin, leaving the halves attached. Rub tenderloin with olive oil.
  2. Insert garlic into the slit and on onto the fatty part of pork. Press thyme and rosemary into slit. Sprinkle tenderloin with salt and pepper.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat.
  4. Lightly oil the grill grate. Place pork on grill. Cook approximately 1 hour, turning every 15 minutes, to a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).
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  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2004

Don't cook this for 1 hour unattended!! A typical 1 - 1 1/2 pound tenderloin is done in 20 minutes, and since a 3 pound roast will tend to be longer rather than thicker, you'll need to keep an eye on it and a meat thermometer in it! Make sure to pull it off 10 degrees before it's cooked, and let it sit for 10 minutes to stay juicy.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 15, 2009

I imagine this is supposed to be a whole boneless center loin and not a tenderloin as a tenderlpoin is done in 20 minutes and an hour would kill it.

Feb 06, 2007

I absolutely loved this. Of course I made some modifications, no grill, used the oven, and didn't really measure. I have never made a pork tenderloin, and now that I have, I don't think I will make one any other way. Delicious!!!

Jun 27, 2007

This was the bomb!!! I did cut back the evoo a little, I used dried thyme because that's all I had at the time. I did use fresh rosemary (I grow it in my garden), I used double the garlic and I added a 1/4 cup of white wine to the mixed I let it marinate a couple of hours before grilling over coals and wood. My God, really good!!!!.

Jan 25, 2004

Really great recipe! I was trying to find a way to add garlic to the pork and i never thought to cut it horizontally! But yes, dont grill for and hour... it took me about a half an hour on medium heat

Mar 12, 2004

This was a great recipe; very quick and easy as well to prepare. I roasted my tenderloins in the oven instead of grilling. Also upped the rosemary and thyme a bit (also used dried instead of fresh). In the end, I served with a raspberry chipotle sauce. I am making this again next week for a merlot wine tasting party we are hosting. The St. Francis Merlot I opened went fabulously with this dish.

Apr 07, 2007

This is a very delicious recipe. I had to cook it in the oven (since it is snowing outside). I cooked it at 365 for almost an hour. It smelled wonderful as it was roasting! Will definitely make this again.

Jun 15, 2010

Awesome recipe! Rosemary and thyme pair wonderfully and the pork comes out fork tender. I used this as a marinade so I modified the recipe a bit. I cut way back on the salt, only used 1/2 tsp. of kosher and 1 Tbsp. of fresh cracked black pepper. I doubled the amount of fresh herbs and put everything into a mini food processor. I pricked the tenderloin with a fork and then cut it into kabobs. I let it marinate all day. These were great on the grill - a definite keeper!


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  • Calories
  • 536 kcal
  • 27%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.9 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 189 mg
  • 63%
  • Fat
  • 30 g
  • 46%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 60.7 g
  • 121%
  • Sodium
  • 1875 mg
  • 75%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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