January 10, 2022 |
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2018 "FRV" Pinot Noir & Spicy Lemon-Rosemary Pork Tenderloin
Winter 2022 selections: Spicy Lemon-Rosemary Pork Tenderloin
This simple-yet-elegant preparation of a pork tenderloin from Food & Wine is a warm, comforting dish to enjoy any day of the week. The so-called "other white meat," this particular cut of pork is quite lean, and, as the name suggests, tender. A 3oz serving contains just 3g of fat and 62mg of cholesterol, while delivering 22g of protein. We recommend pairing it with our 2018 "FRV" Pinot Noir
Credit: Jimmy Bradley via Food & Wine Magazine
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup rosemary leaves
2 tablespoons crushed red pepper
6 garlic cloves, chopped
Four 1-pound pork tenderloins
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1. In a large, resealable plastic bag, combine the oil, lemon juice, rosemary, red pepper, garlic and pork. Press out any air in the bag, seal and refrigerate for 6 to 8 hours.
2. Let the pork stand at room temperature for 1 hour. Preheat the oven to 400° and preheat a griddle or a very large skillet. Remove the pork from the marinade. Scrape off most of the garlic and rosemary and season the tenderloins with salt and pepper. Set them on the griddle and cook over high heat until browned all over, about 6 minutes. Transfer the tenderloins to a large rimmed baking sheet and roast in the oven for about 14 minutes, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part registers 130°. Cover the tenderloins loosely with foil and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.
Pair with 2018 "FRV" Pinot Noir »
Why It Works
Our 2018 "FRV" Pinot Noir is medium bodied and showcases a range of bright, ripe red fruit alongisde spicy oak notes. As a leaner cut of pork, the tenderloin carries the same weight as the Pinot. The juiciness of the wine complements every bite, while the fruit notes pleasantly contrast the rosemary.