Tempt My Tummy Tuesday…Marinated Pork Tenderlion

by Lisa on October 4, 2010

Tempt my Tummy TuesdayI really like pork tenderloin, but have not been too adventurous with this protein. However, my parents mentioned they really enjoy grilling their pork tenderloin. So, this weekend, I had hubby grill us up some pork – after a conversation with my dad, the grill master. The pork was tender and juice. This was a win. Of course the only fail here was I forgot to take a picture of our dinner. Sorry. What was I thinking?

Marinade for pork tenderloin:
1/4 cup molasses
2 Tbsp. spicy brown mustard
1 Tbsp. cider vinegar
1 pork tenderloin (1 lb.)
Use a large resealable plastic bag. Combine the molasses, mustard and vinegar; add the pork. Seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
To cook: Prepare grill. Drain and discard marinade. Now grill per your preference. Here is one method – grill the pork, covered, over indirect medium- hot heat for 25 – 30 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees, turning occasionally. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.

I served this meal with steamed broccoli (a favorite of my 3 yo), and mashed red potatoes.

I found this recipe in the August/September 2010 issue of the Taste of Home Simple & Delicious magazine. This magazine has been wonderful and provided me with several really GREAT new dinner ideas.

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Jerri October 4, 2010 at 7:33 pm

Great recipe this week! I love pork! Thanks for hosting again this week, Lisa.


Jackie October 4, 2010 at 7:37 pm

I loved easy marinades–and they are so much better than premixed ones. 🙂


Ginger @ Crock Pot Recipe Exchange October 4, 2010 at 7:44 pm

This pork tenderloin looks soooooo good! Thanks for hosting 🙂


Debbi Does Dinner Healthy October 4, 2010 at 7:44 pm

Looks like a great marinade! Thanks!


lana October 4, 2010 at 7:54 pm

I’m with you I love me some Pork Loin or as Kathryn would say… Ummm ummm I love me some Pig. 😉 She has a way with words.


Gail@Faithfulness Farm October 4, 2010 at 7:54 pm

I LOVE pork tenderoin! This recipe looks terrific!!



Sharyl October 4, 2010 at 7:59 pm

Looks yummy and would make a nice gravy over mashed potatoes too!!!


Kathie October 4, 2010 at 8:02 pm



NancyC October 4, 2010 at 8:05 pm

That marinade sounds so good! Thanks for the recipe and for hosting!


Melinda October 4, 2010 at 8:05 pm

I’ve never been adventurous with pork loin either – but I think you have me convinced to give it a try! Thanks for hosting!


Erin @ EKat's Kitchen October 4, 2010 at 8:10 pm

I’ve actually never made pork, for no reason than I don’t know much about it. This recipe looks great, and I hope to try it soon. Thanks for hosting, I love blog parties!


Kristia@FamilyBalanceSheet October 4, 2010 at 8:12 pm

Thanks for another great recipe idea and carnival!


Ginger October 4, 2010 at 8:33 pm

Wow, I bet that is a tender pork loin. I love Taste of Home mag too. Even better than the more expensive ones. Thanks for sharing this recipe with us. I am glad I made it back to visit with you. Also, thanks for the response via e-mail.


Jacqueline October 4, 2010 at 8:43 pm

I looove pork tenderloin. It is as versatile as chicken. This marinade sounds super easy and delish. We love the tenderloin any time of year and it is so great for parties, especially large crowds.


Sherry October 4, 2010 at 8:56 pm

Oh, I love pork loin. This one sounds like a keeper, too. 🙂

Thank you for TT! 🙂


Sherry October 4, 2010 at 8:57 pm

Ok. that was supposed to be TMTT. Can’t think tonight. Sorry. LOL!


Lisa October 4, 2010 at 11:03 pm

I knew what ya meant. LOL! 🙂


katia October 4, 2010 at 9:02 pm

Hello, I am new to your blog. Nice meme you have here.
Many blessings,


lani October 4, 2010 at 9:33 pm

Happy Tuesday!


Vicki October 4, 2010 at 9:38 pm

We’re having pork tenderloin next week. May have to try this!


Stacia October 4, 2010 at 10:44 pm

Taste of Home has so many great recipes! And this certainly sounds like no exception!


Tiffanee October 4, 2010 at 11:20 pm

YUM! There is nothing better than a good tenderloin. This one sounds so delicious. Thanks!


Permanent Posies October 4, 2010 at 11:44 pm

I love a grilled pork tenderloin and this recipe looks awesome! I used to bake them until I tasted a grilled one. Way better! Linking up with you again this week. I always love to read some of your followers and of course, your blog is great.


Alexis AKA MOM October 5, 2010 at 12:36 am

YUMMY adding it to my recipes to do 🙂


alex@amoderatelife October 5, 2010 at 12:59 am

Hi Lisa! Happy tuesday and thanks for tempting all our tummies with this great carnival! My recipe this week is for quick and healthy Saturday brunch omlettes. Alex@amoderatelife


Alea October 5, 2010 at 1:05 am

This sounds wonderful! I am hosting a large party at the end of the month and have wanted some items that I can cook on the grill because I know I can’t do it all with only one stove. Think this might do the trick!


Satakieli October 5, 2010 at 2:04 am

Sounds delicious! Thank you so much for hosting!


April@The 21st Century Housewife October 5, 2010 at 3:32 am

Your pork marinade sounds lovely, Lisa. We really like pork tenderloin in our house too. It sounds lovely with the steamed broccoli and mashed red potatoes. It would also go with the scalloped potatoes I’ve linked up this week 🙂 Thanks so much for hosting Tempt My Tummy Tuesday!


Concetta October 5, 2010 at 4:29 am

I love pork tenderloin – thank you for sharing this delicious recipe – and I can’t wait to try the Creme Bruless Cheesecake Bars!


Kristin October 5, 2010 at 6:49 am

Yum! My family loves pork, and as I have yet to thaw something for dinner, I think I’ll grab a pork tenderloin at the store this morning!


Going Jane October 5, 2010 at 7:13 am

Thanks for hosting again! 🙂 That sounds yum!


Kim October 5, 2010 at 7:40 am

Thanks for hosting. Your recipe sounds yummy.


Judy October 5, 2010 at 8:38 am

Thanks for the link-up! I’m new to your link party and am so excited to see all these great recipes!


Kristen October 5, 2010 at 9:10 am

I love pork tenderloin, thanks for sharing the marinade (and grilling info!)


Julie@comehaveapeace October 5, 2010 at 9:14 am

I think pork tenderloin is one of those underused meals … so easy, but with a marinade like this one, delicious!!! Loving all of the fall-ish recipes that are shared today!


Dr. Laura @ WhoIsLaura.com October 5, 2010 at 9:20 am

This week I am sharing our favorite way to make green beans!

And, anyone can come link up their recipes to Dr. Laura’s Tasty Tuesdays too:

Dr. Laura


Miz Helen October 5, 2010 at 10:20 am

Your Pork Tenderloin recipe looks great. I will sure have to try it.
Thank you for sharing and thank you for having us over!


Debbie October 5, 2010 at 10:28 am

Grilling it is the best way to enjoy it!!


Marcia October 5, 2010 at 10:40 am

Hi Lisa! Good to be back reconnecting with blogging buddies after my summer break!


Elsa October 5, 2010 at 10:50 am

We don’t eat pork, but I could see something similar working for chicken. I love anything with mustard.


Linda @ Linda's Lunacy October 5, 2010 at 3:30 pm

That sounds great! Thanks for the linky!

Linda @ Linda’s Lunacy


Sugar & Spice Frugal Advice October 5, 2010 at 5:51 pm

That sounds super yummy! Do you think I could substitute brown sugar for the molasses? Thanks for the link up!


Lisa October 6, 2010 at 8:39 am

I bet the brown sugar would work just find. 🙂


Crysalismum October 5, 2010 at 6:32 pm

Lovely recipes, thanks for the links
Have a great week,


bj October 5, 2010 at 8:19 pm

Gosh, I nearly forgot to link…good grief.
Thanks, dear one, for hosting..
xo bj


Amanda from Faith, Food and Family October 5, 2010 at 10:01 pm

That pork recipe sounds yummy! Thanks for hosting TMTT!
God bless,


Lisa October 6, 2010 at 9:58 pm

Lots of great recipes! Can’t wait to try some.


MaryBeth I October 6, 2010 at 11:20 pm

great blog! Thanks for hosting the linky.


Michelle October 7, 2010 at 2:24 pm

Ooooo yum! That looks super easy with so few ingredients in the marinade, too. Perfect for the grill – at least for the little while longer that we can use it until it starts to snow 🙂


Tina @ MOMS CRAZY COOKING October 9, 2010 at 12:59 am

Thanks for the Blog Linky.. just posted BBQ Pizza – YUM!


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