Goat Cheese Pork Tenderloin and Fingerling Potatoes
1 pork tenderloin roast
1 4 oz. pg goats cheese
2 tbsp chopped rosemary - plus more for potatoes
2 tbsp. chopped thyme - plus more for
2 cloves garlic finely chopped
1 can beer (both non-alcholic or with alcoholic are fine) use 1/2 cup white wine and 1/2 cup apple as sub.
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
Fingerling potato ingredients:
12 -14 fingerling potatoes
1 tbsp of butter and
1 tbsp coconut oil
Fresh finely chopped rosemary, and thyme
Garlic powder and
Slice 1 pork tenderloin (on an angle to get larger slices) 1 inch thick approximately. Place slices in a large freezer bag being sure to take air out. Use a meet tenderizer to pound/tenderize each slice and to help flatten each piece. Just in case there are holes in back take all pieces of pork out and place into a new freezer bag.
Add 2/3 of 4 oz package of goats cheese and chopped fresh thyme and rosemary to freezer bag. Seal the bag and with your has mush and rub goats cheese/herbs into pork.
Add 1 can of beer (or 1 cup white wine apple juice sub.) and 1/2 cup balsamic vinagar to bag and then mush liquid around to cover all or as much as the the pork as possible. Then store in fridge for 1 hour.
While your pork tenderloin merinading and is close to being ready to cook. Wash and slice 8 -10 fingerling potatoes and then on a greased cookie sheet add the potatoes then 1 tbsp of butter and 1 tbsp coconut oil as well as a somewhat generous sprinkle of fresh finely chopped rosemary, thyme, sea salt, pepper, garlic powder and cayenne pepper. If you don’t like it too spicy then use paprika instead of cayenne pepper. Bake in oven at 400 degrees for 30 minutes then flip each fingerling over and then when you put pork in oven cook for 30 more mins at 350 degrees. So potatoes will be in altogether for 60 mins.
Heat bbq to 350 -400 degrees. Spray grill with cooking spray and place pork medallions on grill. Grill each side for 3-5 mins. Then place on a cookie she and put in oven for 25 - 30 mins on 350 degrees.
Sauce to add to pork:
In a medium frying pan add 1 table spoon butter, 1 tsp flour and the rest of goats cheese. On medium heat melt everything together and then add 1/4 cup white wine and 1/8 cup water as well as a sprinkle of sea salt. Serve over pork tenderloin.
Serve with your favourite vegetable like asparagus or steamed carrots and enjoy!
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