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Bacon Tenderloin Twirls

Bacon Tenderloin Twirls

By Traeger Kitchen

Grillin' up some goodies for the game? Make these South Carolina double-wrapped pork twists for your fans. If the game's on, it's time to get your meat on.

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

20 Min




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
2 Whole pork tenderloin, silverskin removed
1 Pound Package sliced bacon
As Needed Honey dijon mustard
As Needed Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 450°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

  • 2

    Cut the pork tenderloin into thin strips lengthwise. Trim into pieces shorter than the bacon, if necessary.

  • 3

    Slather one side of the pork tenderloin with the Dijon honey mustard. Place the tenderloin on a piece of bacon and roll with the bacon on the outside. Secure with skewers.

  • 4

    Place the skewered twirls directly on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook for 8-10 minutes. Flip and brush with Traeger Apricot BBQ Sauce. Close the lid and cook until the pork is cooked through, bacon is crispy, and sauce begins to caramelize, 8-10 minutes.


  • 5

    Remove the skewers from the grill and let the twirls cool for 3-5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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