Roast Pork Tenderloin with Prunes and Bay Leaves

Recipe by sugarpea
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 15
    large pitted prunes
  • 1 12
    lbs pork tenderloin
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a bowl, pour boiling water over the bay leaves and prunes; set aside for 15 minutes; preheat oven to 400°.
  • Cut a 1" slit along the length of the roast, leaving 1" uncut on each end; drain bay leaves and prunes and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Place prunes tightly in bottom of slit; crumble 1 of the bay leaves and sprinkle it over the prunes; roll the roast and tie it tightly with string every 1".
  • Season with salt and pepper; place the remaining bay leaves under the string; coat roasting pan with cooking spray, roast to desired doneness or 30-35 minutes; rest the roast 5-10 minutes before slicing, removing bay leaves.
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