Roasted Sesame Pork Tenderloin and Maple Sweet Potatoes

Black sesame seed adds a nutty crust to pork tenderloin. Maple-glazed sweet potatoes and onions are roasted in the same pan for a sophisticated one-pan meal. Photo credit: Ali Ebright from Gimme Some Oven.

Serves: 8
15 mins Prep time 40 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
40 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Mix maple syrup, soy sauce, vinegar and 1/2 teaspoon of the garlic powder in large bowl with wire whisk. Add sweet potatoes and onions; toss to coat. Place on large foil-lined shallow baking pan. Roast 15 minutes

  • Meanwhile brush pork tenderloins with oil. Mix bread crumbs, black sesame seed, salt, pepper and remaining 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder in shallow dish. Roll pork in bread crumb mixture to coat entire surface

  • Push sweet potatoes and onions to one side of pan. Place pork on other side. Continue to roast for 20 to 25 minutes or until pork is desired doneness. Let stand 5 minutes. Slice pork on an angle into thin slices. Serve with sweet potato mixture

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 331Calories: 331Cholesterol: 65mg
  • Sodium: 575mgProtein: 27g
  • Total Fat: 11gFiber: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 31g