This Apple Pork Tenderloin Sheet Pan Dinner recipe is the perfect healthy, one pan meal. Paleo, gluten free, and easy to make – it’s perfect year round!
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There are few things that I love more than a sheet pan dinner…(This Healthy Maple Mustard Chicken is my favorite) but when you take a sheet pan dinner and add in apples, brussels sprouts and pork in the BEST marinade.. yea, I’m all over that.
This Apple Pork Tenderloin Sheet Pan dinner is the perfect easy meal. It’s made with only 10 ingredients, but has SO much flavor.
The key to maximum flavor is the marinade. The longer you let the pork marinade, the better it will be.
Ingredients for Apple Pork Tenderloin:
To make apple pork tenderloin you’ll need apples, pork tenderloin, brussels sprouts, onions, maple syrup (not included in picture), salt, pepper, garlic powder, rosemary, whole grain mustard, balsamic reduction and maple syrup.
Super simple ingredients, but when you combine them they have a ton of flavor!
How to make Apple Pork Tenderloin:
Making apple pork tenderloin really is as simple as mixing together the marinade, adding the marinade to a bag or bowl, and letting ALL the ingredients sit in the marinade for as long as possible. 5-6 hours is best but even 5 minutes will do!
Tips for cooking pork tenderloin:
- Don’t over cook the pork– A meat thermometer is super helpful to have. This one is under $15! Checking the temperature of the pork is essential for making sure it’s not over cooked and dry
- Marinate for as long as you can– The longer this pork marinades, the better this pork will be. Lean protein tends to be bland if you don’t season/marinate it well. If you can let this marinate for 5-6 hours it will have the best flavor!
Once it’s done you can garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs if you’d like, or just serve as is. It’s great for a quick weeknight dinner!
Substitutions for this recipe:
- Herbs– If you don’t have fresh rosemary, sub in 1/2 tablespoon dried rosemary. Thyme will also work if you prefer that over rosemary
- Garlic – You can use fresh garlic in this recipe. Sub 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder with 1/2 tablespoon fresh, minced garlic
- Vegetables – I think this would be delicious with some mushrooms added to it. I would keep them whole so they don’t get over cooked. You could also sub in broccoli for the brussels sprouts.
- WW Freestyle note – You can save 1SP per serving by subbing in sugar free maple syrup. You can also tweak the marinade to use less olive oil. You don’t consume all the olive oil in the marinade as some of it cooks off, falls to the bottom of the pan – you can choose to adjust SP per serving up to you.
- Meat – If you don’t eat pork, you can sub chicken breasts or thighs in this and it will be delicious.
- Vegetarian/side dish– The brussels/onion/apple mixture is delicious on it’s own for vegetarians or as a side. Simply cut the marinade in 1/2 OR double the amount of brussels/onions/apples for a delicious fall side dish.
Honestly, my favorite part are the veggies. The onions get kinda caramelized, the brussels sprouts get perfectly crispy, and the apples are just a little bit soft while being SO sweet and delicious!
This apple pork tenderloin is great year round, but there’s something about that just screams cozy fall dinner!
Other healthy sheet pan dinners:
- Italian Pork Tenderloin Sheet Pan Dinner
- Sheet Pan Lemon Rosemary Chicken Thigh Dinner
- 25 Easy Whole30 Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes
- Sheet Pan Maple Mustard Pork Tenderloin Dinner
- Paleo Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies
Apple Pork Tenderloin Sheet Pan Dinner
- 1 lb pork tenderloin
- 1 lb brussels spouts halved
- ½ lb apples cut in 1 inch thick slices (about 2 large apples)
- 1 cup onion sliced in ½ inch thick slices
- In a large bowl or ziploc bag, combine all ingredients for marinade. Set aside.
- Cut silver skin off pork tenderloin. Chop brussels sprouts, onion + apples.
- Add the pork, veggies + apples to the marinade. Stir to coat. Allow meal to marinade for at least 5 minutes (1-2 hours is best)
- Preheat oven to 400 + prepare a parchment lined baking sheet.
- Place pork and veggies on baking sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes, checking the internal temperature of the pork before taking it out of the oven. It should be at 145.
- Remove from oven and allow the pork to rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
- Slice pork + enjoy!
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