Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin is fancy enough for company.

If you're looking for an easy family meal that can also do double duty as impressive company fare, look no further. This Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin is wonderfully moist and flavorful and is super easy to prepare, which will free you up for relaxing before dinner with your feet up, or spending quality time visiting with your guests.

Marinated for a least 2 hours before cooking in a combination of balsamic vinegar and maple syrup this pork tenderloin is incredibly flavorful and tender and has a lovely sweet, vinegary tang that plays so well with savory and mildly salty bacon wrapping.

After slicing, make sure you drizzle the pork with a little additional maple syrup and you'll be in a kind of pork tenderloin heaven that will impress the heck out of your family and friends!

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin in marinated in balsamic vinegar and maple syrup.

Serves: 6-8       Prep Time: 2 hours (includes marinating time)    Cook Time:  90 minutes

1 -  3 to 3½ pound pork tenderloin
butchers twine
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup pure maple syrup (plus additional for serving)
1 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper, divided
1/2 pound bacon

-Use 4-5 pieces of butchers twine to tie the two pieces of pork tenderloin snugly together.
-Place the pork in a bowl and pour the balsamic vinegar and maple syrup over the meat.
-Turn to coat several times and place the pork in the fridge to marinate for a minimum of 2 hours.
-Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
-Remove the pork from the marinade and place in a prepared baking dish.
-Season with salt and pepper.
-Wrap the bacon slices evenly around the meat, overlapping as needed.
-Pour the marinade over the meat, sprinkle with additional pepper and roast the pork in the preheated oven for approximately 90 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees.
-Allow the pork to sit covered for about 10 minutes and then slice and serve with additional maple syrup.

Here are a few step-by step photos I took during the process of making this recipe. I hope they're helpful to you...

Place the tied pork tenderloin in a bowl and pour the balsamic vinegar and maple syrup over the meat.

After the pork has marinated at least two hours, place the meat in a prepared baking dish and place the bacon around the pork, overlapping as necessary. Pour the marinade over the bacon wrapped pork.

Bake in a preheated oven (approximately 90 minutes), cool slightly, slice and serve.

Serve with additional maple syrup to drizzle over the meat.

I hope you've enjoyed this recipe. It's an easy, and oh so flavorful, meal that even the most novice of cooks can prepare without stressing over. Plus, you'll look and feel like a complete rock star when you place this on the table. Take a deserve it!

And now I think it's time for you to sit back to relax and enjoy a glass of wine while your dinner roasts in the oven and the tantalizing aromas of pork and bacon permeate the house :)

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