Spinach Prosciutto and Mozzarella Stuffed Pork Tenderloin is a wonderful dish for the Holidays or for any weeknight dinner.
Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Spinach Prosciutto and Mozzarella Stuffed Pork Tenderloin is a delicious and impressive dish that is perfect for a special occasion or dinner party. To make this dish, you’ll need a pork tenderloin, some fresh spinach, prosciutto, sun dried tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. The spinach, prosciutto, and mozzarella cheese create a delicious and flavorful stuffing that pairs perfectly with the pork. Serve the pork with your choice of sides, such as roasted vegetables or mashed potatoes, or cauliflower puree for a satisfying and satisfying meal.
How To Make Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
- First, you’ll need to butterfly the pork tenderloin by carefully slicing it lengthwise down the center, being careful not to cut all the way through.
- Then pound it thin with a mallet, here’s a helpful video that demonstrates how easy this is. Next, lay the tenderloin flat and season it with the garlic-Dijon mixture.
- Next, lay a layer of shredded mozzarella cheese, fresh spinach, sun dried tomatoes, followed by a layer of thinly sliced prosciutto.
- Roll the pork tenderloin up and secure it with kitchen twine. Season the top with the remaining salt, pepper, garlic and Dijon mustard.
- When the pork is ready, transfer the pork to a baking dish and roast it in the oven 425F for about 25 to 30 minutes, or until it reaches an internal temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit. Finish it in the broiler to brown. Let the pork rest for a few minutes before slicing and serving.
- When it is cooked, the pork tenderloin will be tender and juicy on the inside, with a crispy, golden-brown exterior. The spinach, prosciutto, and mozzarella cheese create a delicious and flavorful stuffing that pairs perfectly with the pork. Serve the pork with your choice of sides, such as roasted vegetables or mashed potatoes, for a satisfying and satisfying meal.
Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Variations
Pork tenderloin can be stuffed with a variety of different ingredients, depending on your personal preferences and the flavors you want to incorporate. Some common options for stuffing a pork tenderloin: include herbs and spices, vegetables, cheese, and nuts or dried fruit. You can also combine a few of these ingredients to create a more complex stuffing. The possibilities are endless, so feel free to experiment and come up with your own unique stuffing combinations. Here’s some ideas:
- Stuff it with your favorite sandwich ingredients like this Rueben Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
- Try it with a mixture of sautéed spinach, sliced mushrooms, and crumbled feta cheese.
- Create a sweet and savory stuffing with chopped apples, dried cranberries, and chopped walnuts
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Spinach Prosciutto and Mozzarella Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
- 3 cloves garlic, crushed
- 2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
- 2 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
- 1 pound pork tenderloin
- 1 1/2 ounces part skim mozzarella cheese
- 2 cups fresh baby spinach
- 2 tbsp chopped sun dried tomatoes
- 1 ounce thin sliced prosciutto
- salt and fresh cracked pepper, to taste
- Combine crushed garlic, lemon juice, mustard, olive oil, and pepper; mix well.
- Cut a lengthwise slit down the center of the tenderloin to within 1/2- inch of bottom (careful not to cut all the way through).
- Open tenderloin so it lies flat. On each half, make another, lengthwise slit down the center to within 1/2-inch of bottom; cover with plastic wrap. Flatten to 1/4-in. thickness with a mallet.
- Remove plastic wrap; spread 1/2 of the garlic/Dijon mixture on the inside of the pork. Layer the cheese, spinach, sun dried tomatoes and proscuitto on top, press down gently.
- Roll up pork jelly-roll style, starting with a long side. Tie the roast at 1-1/2-inch to 2-inch intervals with kitchen string.
- Season lightly with salt, and remaining garlic/Dijon mixture. Place on a rack in a shallow baking pan.
- Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 25-30 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Place under the broiler to brown the top for 5 minutes, then transfer to a serving platter or cutting board.
- Let stand 10 minutes before removing string and slicing. Slice in 8 pieces.