The following recipe is my simplified, yet still "ooh" worthy version.
Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin
1 pkg pork tenderloin (this will likely contain two small pork tenderloins)
1 1/2 pound thick cut bacon
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp oil
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Season pork tenderloin with salt and pepper. Beginning at one end of the tenderloin begin wrapping bacon around and secure each with a toothpick. Try to keep toothpicks aligned in a straight line.
In a heavy oven ready skillet heat oil over medium high heat. Add tenderloins to pan and sear on all sides turning the meat as the bacon browns and crisps. This takes about 10 minutes. Transfer skillet with tenderloins to the oven and cook another 10 minutes or until the center of the meat registers 140-145 degrees with an instant read thermometer. Transfer to a platter and cover loosely with foil and allow to rest for 10 minutes. Using bacon as a guide, slice the tenderloin, removing toothpicks as you carve. Serve with garlic mashed potatoes and a lovely spinach salad and you will be sure to impress.
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