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You’ll Love This Cinnamon Orange Pork Tenderloin Recipe

You’ll Love This Cinnamon Orange Pork Tenderloin Recipe

This pork tenderloin dish is so easy and tasty it will become a regular dinner. Delightful smells fill your home as it cooks, leaving you with the sweet and tangy flavor of tender pork to bring to the table. There are a lot of different flavors that can pair well with pork, with orange being one of the most popular.

Using cinnamon in a dinner recipe may sound a little odd, but we promise it will turn out amazing. Cinnamon is commonly used in apple recipes, but it's fun to get a little creative and try it with orange! The orange flavor in this pork recipe comes from the use of orange juice and orange zest. The amount of cinnamon used is small, so don't worry about it overpowering the overall flavor profile of this dish.

This recipe can be completed in just four simple steps. Follow them exactly to ensure this recipe turns out exactly as it should! Since each step is simple and straightforward, there shouldn't be much room for error. Take your time, and before you know it you'll have a great dinner to serve to your family!

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Cinnamon Orange Pork Tenderloin


2 Tablespoons light brown sugar
2 Tablespoons dark brown sugar
2 teaspoons orange zest
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1-1/2 Tablespoons plain yogurt
2 Tablespoons orange juice
1 lb. boneless pork tenderloin chops


1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. In a bowl, mix brown sugars, zest, and cinnamon.

3. In a small bowl, mix yogurt and orange juice; brush over pork. Dredge pork in brown sugar mixture.

4. Place on a rack in a roasting pan. Bake 35-40 minutes or until meat thermometer reads 160°F. Makes 4 servings.

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