Rhubarb BBQ & Pork Tenderloin

Stock up on bulk rhubarb, make a double batch, and freeze. The sauce pairs well with grilled chicken thighs or sirloin.

Pork Tenderloin with Rhubarb BBQ
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups sliced rhubarb, fresh or frozen (thawed)
1/4 cup ketchup
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided
1 1-pound pork tenderloin, trimmed
1/4 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 425°F. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until starting to soften, about 2 minutes. Add rhubarb, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; stir to combine. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring, until the onion and rhubarb are soft, about 10 minutes. Cover and remove from heat.

Meanwhile, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork with salt and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper; add to the skillet and cook until browned on all sides, about 4 minutes.

Transfer the skillet to the oven. Roast the pork until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part registers 145°F, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer the pork to a clean cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice and serve with the sauce.

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About Anna K Amendolare

Anna, of aka design, is a web designer and digital marketer. She contributes recipes via homeharv.wordpress.com, manages all of the email marketing for HH, and serves as webmaster for Hometown Harvest. When she is not in front of her computer, she enjoys baking, craft beer, and spinning & cycling to burn off those calories.

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