This Rosemary Pork Tenderloin Sheet Pan Dinner has it all! Have dinner on the table in less than 40 minutes. Juicy pork with tender roasted carrots and potatoes is what’s for dinner tonight!
Every time I make a pork tenderloin dinner, I wonder why it’s not on my dinner rotation at least twice a week. It’s easy, inexpensive and the whole family loves it.
This pork tenderloin is rubbed with olive oil and rosemary, seared in a hot pan on the stove, and then nestled on a sheet pan with some roasted potatoes and carrots. I like to make a green salad to go with it, and dinner is done.
When pork tenderloins go on sale, I buy several to keep in my freezer. They are so tender, and remind me of steak, but much less expensive.
In the old days, everyone cooked pork until it was dried out and rubbery, but now pork is recommended to be cooked to 145°F. This means a little pink on the inside, and juicy, flavorful pork.
I am a fan of trying different spices in my cooking, but I love the classic taste of rosemary when it comes to pork tenderloin.
This pork has some seasoned salt and garlic powder on it to complement the rosemary. Because it is seared in a pan on the stove before roasting it in the oven, there develops a crust on the outside to seal in all the delicious flavor. The carrots and potatoes are roasted a little before the pork goes in with it, so they will be nice and tender.
This pork tenderloin is also great on sandwiches if you have leftovers. That usually doesn’t happen in our house, but I have been known to cook two tenderloins so that I am sure to have a pork sandwich for lunch the next day.
My family loves some roasted peppers and melted provolone cheese on top of a good pork sandwich.
So make your family a nice easy dinner like this one. This meal is so stress free that I promise you’ll be having a cocktail while waiting for dinner to come out of the oven.
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