Cinnamon Apple Pork Tenderloin

Pork Tenderloin With Cinnamon and Apples

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 55 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
317 Calories
11g Fat
31g Carbs
25g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 317
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 128mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 25g
Calcium 36mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Lean and mild pork tenderloin pairs nicely with apples and spices. This dish is a simple seasoned mixture of pork tenderloin roasted with spiced apples and raisins or cranberries

Serve this pork tenderloin with sweet potatoes or baked potatoes for a delicious everyday meal.


  • 1 to 1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar (packed)
  • 2 cooking apples (peeled, cored and sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries or raisins

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F. Line a roasting pan or baking dish with foil.

  2. Trim any excess fat from the outside of the tenderloin and peel off silver skin. Season the pork tenderloin lightly with salt and freshly ground black pepper and place it in the pan.

  3. Combine the cornstarch, cinnamon, brown sugar, apples, and cranberries or raisins in a bowl and stir to blend thoroughly.

  4. Spoon the apple mixture around the pork tenderloin. Cover and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove the lid and spoon the apple mixture over the tenderloin. Return to the oven and bake 15 to 20 minutes longer, or until pork tenderloin is browned and cooked through.

Recipe Tip

  • A food thermometer inserted into the center of the thickest tenderloin should register at least 145 F to 160 F. The minimum safe temperature for pork is 145 F.