Mushroom Baked Stuffed Tenderloin


 Serves 4 - 6

 Ingredients: 

  1. toothpicks, soaked in water for 15 minutes 
  2. 6 strips of bacon, chopped
  3. 2 ½ cups chopped mushrooms
  4. 1 crushed clove of garlic
  5. 1 tbsp breadcrumbs
  6. 1 tbsp parsley
  7. 1 tbsp sage
  8. ½ tsp salt
  9. 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  10. 1 pork tenderloin (remove the silver skin)
  11. 2 tbsp oil
  12. 1 tbsp olive oil
  13. 2 tsp mustard (preferably dijon)

 Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Lightly fry chopped bacon in a pan for a few minutes.
  3. Add and saute the mushrooms with the bacon.
  4. Add the garlic and pepper. Cook for 4 minutes longer.
  5. Stir in the breadcrumbs, parsley, and sage, and let the mixture cool.
  6. Split the pork lengthwise so that the tenderloins lie flat, taking care not to cut it all the way through.
  7. Beat the pork with a mallet to tenderize it.
  8. Spread a little mustard then the mushroom mixture over the pork.
  9. Roll up the tenderloins lengthwise, and secure with toothpicks.
  10. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a skillet. Sear tenderloins for about 8 minutes, turning every 2 minutes.
  11. Place tenderloins in a covered dish in the oven.
  12. Bake for about 20 minutes. 

Serving suggestions:

  • Let the meat rest for about 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Garnish with parsley.
Recipes created & tested by Elsa Dixon, Travels with Elsa
Recipe created & tested by Elsa Dixon, Travels with Elsa