Brown Sugar and Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin Recipe

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This brown sugar and balsamic glazed pork tenderloin is a perfect dish for a special occasion or a family dinner. The combination of brown sugar and balsamic vinegar creates a sweet and tangy glaze that caramelizes beautifully on the tender pork. It's a simple and flavorful recipe that will impress your guests.

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Season the pork tenderloin with salt, pepper, and dried thyme.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar, balsamic vinegar, and minced garlic to create the glaze.
  4. Place the pork tenderloin in a baking dish and pour the glaze over the top, making sure to coat the entire tenderloin.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 145°F.
  6. Let the pork rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing and serving.
  7. Serve with your favorite side dishes and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Pork tenderloin is a lean cut of meat that is low in fat and high in protein.
  • Balsamic vinegar adds a unique depth of flavor to dishes and pairs well with the sweetness of brown sugar.