Greek Pork Tenderloin

This Greek-inspired pork tenderloin gets its flavor from the oregano, rosemary and lemon peel mixture that's rubbed on prior to cooking. Each zesty bite tastes best with a bit of the minty-garlic yogurt sauce.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 5 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound pork tenderloin

  • 1 tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

  • teaspoon black pepper

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 1 (6 ounce) container plain low-fat yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh mint

  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Trim fat from pork. In a small bowl combine lemon peel, oregano, salt, rosemary and pepper. Sprinkle over all sides of the pork and rub in with your fingers.

  2. In a large oven-going skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add roast to hot skillet; cook for 4 minutes or until browned, turning to brown all sides evenly. Transfer skillet to oven. Roast about 20 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into thickest portion of meat registers 145 degrees F. Remove from oven and let stand, covered, for 3 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small bowl combine yogurt, mint and garlic. To serve, thinly slice pork and divide among four serving plates. Top with yogurt mixture.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

174 Calories
5g Fat
4g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Serving Size 3 1/2 ounces pork and about 3 tablespoons sauce
Calories 174
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 26g 52%
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Vitamin A 29IU 1%
Vitamin C 3mg 3%
Folate 9mcg 2%
Sodium 236mg 10%
Calcium 98mg 8%
Iron 2mg 9%
Magnesium 41mg 10%
Potassium 575mg 12%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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