Special occasions

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Pork tenderloin is a versatile cut of meat that can be prepared in many different ways. Stuffing the tenderloin with flavorful ingredients is a great way to add some extra pizzazz to this already delicious cut of meat. In this recipe, we will be stuffing the pork tenderloin with spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, and feta cheese.

Growing up, my mom would make stuffed pork tenderloin for special occasions like birthdays or holidays. It was always a hit with our family. Now, as an adult, I like to make this recipe for dinner parties or when I'm hosting a family gathering. It's a great way to impress your guests with minimal effort.


  • 1 pork tenderloin (about 1 pound)
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Toothpicks or kitchen twine

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Butterfly the pork tenderloin by slicing it lengthwise down the middle, being careful not to cut all the way through.
  3. Open the tenderloin like a book and pound it with a meat mallet until it's an even thickness.
  4. In a pan, sauté the spinach with the garlic and olive oil until it's wilted.
  5. Lay the spinach on the tenderloin, leaving a small border around the edges.
  6. Sprinkle the sun-dried tomatoes, feta cheese, oregano, salt, and pepper on top of the spinach.
  7. Roll the tenderloin tightly, making sure the stuffing stays inside.
  8. Secure the roll with toothpicks or kitchen twine.
  9. Place the tenderloin in a baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 145°F.
  10. Let the tenderloin rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

Serving Suggestions

This stuffed pork tenderloin is perfect for a special occasion or dinner party. It pairs well with roasted potatoes and a simple salad. You could also serve it with some roasted vegetables like carrots, asparagus, or green beans. Don't forget a nice glass of red wine to really round out the meal.

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