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30 Pork Tenderloin Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

Pig out in a pinch with these simple and tasty pork tenderloin recipes that can be prepped and plated in half an hour.

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Pork Medallions with Garlic-Strawberry SauceTaste of Home

Pork Medallions with Garlic-Strawberry Sauce

These crispy pork medallions are treated to a refreshing strawberry sauce that's ideal for a springtime or summer meal. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Mediterranean Pork and OrzoTaste of Home

Mediterranean Pork and Orzo

On a really busy day, this meal in a bowl is one of my top picks. It's quick to put together, leaving a lot more time to relax at the table. —Mary Relyea, Canastota, New York

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Blue Cheese Pork MedallionsTaste of Home

Blue Cheese Pork Medallions

This comforting pork dish feels fancy, thanks to the creamy sauce kicked up a notch by blue cheese. Guests go crazy over it and never guess how quickly it all comes together. —Lynne German, Woodland Hills, CA

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Hoisin Pork TenderloinTaste of Home

Hoisin Pork Tenderloin

In this ramen noodle recipe, ramen graduates from college-casual when served with saucy pork tenderloin. Our guests appreciate sitting down to this Asian-style meal. —Connie Keller, Lake Ozark, Missouri

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Skewerless Stovetop KabobsTaste of Home

Skewerless Stovetop Kabobs

My family loves this quick and easy recipe so much, we never have any leftovers. It's also great on the grill. —Jennifer Mitchell, Altoona, Pennsylvania

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Pork Tenderloin FajitasTaste of Home

Pork Tenderloin Fajitas

These easy slow-cooker pork fajitas offer loads of taste appeal. Sizzling tenderloin and veggies are tossed with a bold cilantro sauce and tucked into tortillas for a fun take on taco night. —Rachel Hozey, Pensacola, Florida

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Caramelized Pork SlicesTaste of Home

Caramelized Pork Slices

This easy treatment for pork caught my eye when I was paging through a cookbook and saw the word “caramelized.” The slightly sweet glaze is yummy. I like to serve this over noodles or rice or with mashed potatoes. —Elisa Lochridge, Beaverton, Oregon

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Cranberry Sweet-and-Sour PorkTaste of Home

Cranberry Sweet-and-Sour Pork

This fresh take on a beloved Asian-style dish is sure to cause a stir at the dinner table. —Gert Snyder, West Montrose, Ontario

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Lemon-Caper Pork MedallionsTaste of Home

Lemon-Caper Pork Medallions

For an elegant but easy dinner you can put together in a twinkling for guests or unexpected visitors, these lightly breaded medallions are truly something special! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Creamy Paprika PorkTaste of Home

Creamy Paprika Pork

When I was little, I would often ask my mom to make "favorite meat." She knew I was requesting this homey pork recipe. It's been in my family for more than 30 years and it's still a favorite! —Alexandra Barnett, Forest, Virginia

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Quick Ginger PorkTaste of Home

Quick Ginger Pork

My husband and I are empty nesters. It was a challenge learning to cook for just two again, but recipes like this give us delicious scaled-down dinners. —Esther Johnson Danielson, Lawton, Pennsylvania

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Maple-Glazed Pork TenderloinTaste of Home

Maple-Glazed Pork Tenderloin

I modified this recipe from a friend after we’d enjoyed it at their house. My husband says it tastes like a fancy restaurant dish. —Colleen Mercier, Salmon Arm, British Columbia

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Pork & Potato SupperTaste of Home

Pork & Potato Supper

If you’re looking for a down-home one-dish dinner that can be easily made on a weeknight, then this recipe is for you. My husband made sure that I added it to the list of Allen family favorites. —Macey Allen, Green Forest, Arkansas

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Glazed Rosemary PorkTaste of Home

Glazed Rosemary Pork

A honey-rosemary glaze delicately seasons pork tenderloin in this delightful entree. As elegant as it is easy, the main course is ideal for weekend dinner parties and weeknight suppers alike. —Barbara Sistrunk, Fultondale, Alabama

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Raspberry Pork MedallionsTaste of Home

Raspberry Pork Medallions

Pork served with a luscious raspberry glaze is fancy enough for company. We bring it to the table with wild rice pilaf and steamed veggies. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho

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Braised Pork StewTaste of Home

Braised Pork Stew

Pork tenderloin becomes amazingly tender in this braised stew. It's a fantastic meal for a cold winter night. —Nella Parker, Hersey, Michigan

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Flavorful Grilled Pork TenderloinTaste of Home

Flavorful Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Folks can find me grilling, no matter the weather. This moist pork tenderloin has loads of flavor thanks to its special spice blend, and it doesn't get much easier to make. My wife especially likes that she doesn't have to do the cooking! —Steve Ehrhart, Villa Park, Illinois

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Pork with Mustard SauceTaste of Home

Pork with Mustard Sauce

Back when I was a girl, I couldn't wait until I was grown up and could start cooking for my own family! Now that I am, I really enjoy using pork. The tender meat and the rich mustard sauce in this recipe are delectable together. —Irma Pomeroy, Enfield, Connecticut

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Apricot Pork MedallionsTaste of Home

Apricot Pork Medallions

There’s nothing we love more than a great pork dish for supper in our house, and this recipe is up there with the best of them. I find that apricot preserves gives the pork just the right amount of sweetness without being cloying. —Crystal Bruns, Iliff, Colorado

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Tenderloin with Herb SauceTaste of Home

Tenderloin with Herb Sauce

Tender pork is treated to a rich and creamy sauce with a slight kick, thanks to red pepper flakes. This hearty dish is very simple to prepare and always a dinnertime winner. —Monica Shipley, Tulare, California

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Peachy Pork with RiceTaste of Home

Peachy Pork with Rice

Peach preserves sweeten the spicy salsa in this delicious dish that’s nice enough for company. Adjust the heat level to taste by using mild or spicy salsa and seasoning. —Melissa Molaison, Hawkinsville, Georgia

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Parmesan Pork MedallionsTaste of Home

Parmesan Pork Medallions

Here's one of the best pork medallion recipes I've found. With my own special tweaks, I have served this tender pork countless times for family and friends. It takes very little prep time and adapts easily to serve any number. —Angela Ciocca, Saltsburg, Pennsylvania

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Grilled Pork with Spicy Pineapple SalsaTaste of Home

Grilled Pork with Spicy Pineapple Salsa

Here in Michigan, the outdoor grilling season is pretty short, so I often use my oven for "grilling." The barbecue sauce is equally good on chicken or shrimp. —Diane Nemitz, Ludington, Michigan

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Breaded Pork TenderloinTaste of Home

Breaded Pork Tenderloin

Meat is a hard sell with my teenage daughter, unless I make it look like a restaurant dish. Drizzle ranch dressing or barbecue sauce on top, and it's a home run. —Donna Carney, New Lexington, Ohio

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Broccoli-Pork Stir-Fry with NoodlesTaste of Home

Broccoli-Pork Stir-Fry with Noodles


I combined several recipes to come up with this dish that my family loves. It is not only quick and delicious but also healthy. I sometimes substitute boneless, skinless chicken breasts for the pork. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

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Caramelized Pork TenderloinTaste of Home

Caramelized Pork Tenderloin

This is the best pork tenderloin recipe! It is a little bit savory and a little bit sweet, and best of all, it tastes grilled, even though you made it on the stovetop. —Debi Arone, Fort Collins, Colorado

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Pork & Mango Stir-FryTaste of Home

Pork & Mango Stir-Fry

A recipe is special when everyone in your family raves about it. My finicky eaters give thumbs up for this hearty, nutty stir-fry. —Kathleen Specht, Clinton, Montana

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Fig-Glazed Pork TenderloinTaste of Home

Fig-Glazed Pork Tenderloin

I like to experiment with unique flavors and try to make the food look photo-worthy, too. But for my husband, the dish just has to taste good. Here's a supper that made us both happy. —Jean Gottfried, Upper Sandusky, Ohio

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Curried Pork & Orange KabobsTaste of Home

Curried Pork & Orange Kabobs

I love the sweet flavor of red, yellow and orange peppers. I always go for these in the summer when they are inexpensive and plentiful, plus I think they taste a whole lot better than green peppers. —Liv Vors, Peterborough, Ontario

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Apple-Cherry Pork MedallionsTaste of Home

Apple-Cherry Pork Medallions

If you think you’re too busy to cook a first-class meal, my pork medallions with tangy apple-cherry sauce, rosemary and thyme deliver the goods in a hurry. —Gloria Bradley, Naperville, IL

Annamarie Higley
Annamarie Higley is an Associate Print Editor for Taste of Home magazine, as well as the brand's special issue publications. A midwestern transplant originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she enjoys hiking, trivia-ing, and—you guessed it!—all things cooking and baking.

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