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pork tenderloin and sprig of thyme
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Crunchy Thyme and Mustard Pork Tenderloin

Low carb pork tenderloin main dish perfect for special occasions. Hints of thyme and mustard make this easy meal a gourmet treat!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 -5 servings
Calories: 199kcal


  • 1 pound pork tenderloin
  • 1-2 tablespoons brown mustard (or your favorite type)
  • ½ teaspoon crushed thyme
  • ½ cup to 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil


  • Slice pork into ¼ to ½ inch slices.
  • Spread a small amount of mustard on each pork slice.
  • Salt and pepper each slice and sprinkle evenly with crushed thyme.
  • Turn pork slices over and repeat seasoning process.
  • Place panko crumbs in a bowl and firmly press each slice into crumbs to coat.
  • Heat olive oil in a saute pan over medium heat and add pork slices.
  • Cook until browned then turn slices to brown evenly (approx.5 minutes per side).
  • Cover pan and lower heat to steam pork (approx. 10 minutes depending on thickness of pork until thermometer registers 145 degrees). Serve.


Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 460mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.5mg