Italian Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Recipe
Bold Italian spices and a creamy Alfredo-wine sauce makes this pork dish perfect for your holiday table.
  • Makes: 6-8 servings
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Intermediate

  • Nutrition Highlights: Lean pork is high in protein and B vitamins while rice provides filling whole grains.

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  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Cut lengthwise split in each pork tenderloin, cutting to but not through the other side. Set pork aside.
  3. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add mushrooms and green onions; cook until tender. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in cooked long grain and wild rice mix, pecans and parsley. Set aside ¾ cup of the rice mixture. 
  5. Spoon remaining rice mixture into 1½-quart casserole dish; cover and set aside.
  6. Divide ¾ cup rice mixture between slits in pork tenderloins, spreading evenly in slits. Close slits; secure with toothpicks.
  7. Stir together Italian seasoning and salt in small bowl. Sprinkle evenly over top of pork tenderloins.
  8. Place tenderloins on rack in shallow roasting pan and roast uncovered for 25-27 minutes until internal temperature is 145 degrees, followed by a 5 minute rest time.
  9. Bake casserole of rice mixture alongside tenderloins. 
  10. Meanwhile, for sauce, combine Alfredo sauce and Chardonnay in a medium saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat until bubbly.
  11. To serve, spoon rice mixture. Remove toothpicks from tenderloins. Cut tenderloins into 1-inch-thick pieces; arrange on rice mixture on platter. Serve sauce with pork and rice mixture.

Recipe and photo courtesy of National Pork Board. For more information about pork, visit

Tips & Notes

This dish requires a bit of extra work, so try buying ingredients pre-packaged.



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