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Pork Tenderloin provencal porc roti #TastesofProvence @CocoaandLavender

Porc rôti Provençal Roasted Pork

Tender juicy slices of pork tenderloin encrusted with fresh herbs and shallots.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine French, Provencal
Servings 2 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 small bunch fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp culinary lavender buds
  • 1/4 cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • to taste salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed of silverskin and fat
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for pan
  • 3 tbsp butter, divided
  • 1/4 Red wine

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Place a rack in the upper third of the oven.
  • Using a mezzaluna or a spice grinder, mince together the parsley, rosemary, fennel, and lavender.
    Minced herbs @Cocoaandlavender
  • Place in a small bowl.
  • Add in the minced shallot and bread crumbs. You should have about 1/2 cup of this mixture.
    minced shallot and bread crumbs @Cocoaandlavender
  • Oil an ovenproof pan, and place the trimmed tenderloin in the pan.
  • Slather the top and sides of the pork with the mustard, and press the herbed crumbs into the mustard.
  • Melt together 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter, and drizzle over the pork.
  • Place roasting pan in the oven and roast for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and place pork on a cutting board.
  • Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter and the wine to the pan, and place over medium heat. Stir to make a sauce, and keep warm.
  • Slice pork and place on a warmed platter, and drizzle pan sauce through a sieve onto the pork. Serve immediately.
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