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Kathy Gehrtís Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Lavender Crust

Kathy Gehrtís Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Lavender Crust

(Taken from Discover Cooking with Lavender)

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp plain dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp Italian parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp lavender buds finely ground
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ľ tsp salt
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed of all fat

Time To Cook

1 hour 15 minutes

Serves

4

Instructions

  • 1.
    Pre-heat your oven to 450 degrees F.
  • 2.
    Spray a roasting tin with non stick spray.
  • 3.
    In a small bowl combine breadcrumbs, parsley, lavender, olive oil, garlic and salt.
  • 4.
    Rub the pork tenderloin with the mixture.
  • 5.
    Place pork in the pan and let it sit for 30 minutes to come to room temperature.
  • 6.
    Roast the pork for 20 to 25 minutes or until the crust is brown and the pork reaches 160 degrees F.
  • 7.
    Transfer to a carving board, tent loosely with foils and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Finally....
    Cut into ľ inch slices and serve.