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Grilled Lemon Pepper Pork Tenderloin

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

20 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Apple

Experience the wood-fired difference with this Grilled Lemon Pepper Pork Tenderloin recipe. Tenderloin on a Traeger means you can count on juicy, perfectly cooked pork every time. Add in a zesty lemon pepper marinade, plus pure hardwood flavor, and you’ll be in hog heaven.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 2 lemons, zested

  • 1 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1 Teaspoon freshly minced parsley

  • 1 Teaspoon lemon juice

  • 1/4 Teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/2 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 (2 lb) pork tenderloin

Steps

  • 1

    In a small bowl, whisk together everything except the tenderloin.

    Ingredients

    • 2 lemons, zested

    • 1 Clove garlic, minced

    • 1 Teaspoon freshly minced parsley

    • 1 Teaspoon lemon juice

    • 1/4 Teaspoon black pepper

    • 1/2 Teaspoon kosher salt

    • 2 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 2

    Trim all silverskin and excess fat from the tenderloin.

    Ingredients

    • 1 (2 lb) pork tenderloin

  • 3

    Place pork in a large resealable bag. Pour the marinade over the tenderloin and zip closed. Transfer to the refrigerator and marinate for at least 2 hours but no more than 8.
  • 4

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 375˚F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill375 ˚F

  • 5

    Remove the tenderloin from the bag and discard the marinade.
  • 6

    When the grill is hot, place tenderloin directly on the grill grate and cook 15 to 20 minutes, flipping once halfway through until the internal temperature reaches 145˚F.

    Grill375 ˚F

    Probe145 ˚F

  • 7

    Remove from the heat and let rest 5 to 10 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!

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