Sunday, December 4, 2011

Grilled Pork Loin with Bacon

This was a most excellent way to cook pork tenderloin. I had a two pack--each a bit over 1 pound. I put the bacon, garlic and rosemary between the two tenderloins and then tied them together. We all loved this recipe. It was very tender and moist.
Grilled Pork Loin With Bacon
By Sharlene~W

4 slices bacon
2 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
3 lbs boneless pork loin

Chop bacon. Mince garlic.

Crush rosemary and combine with bacon and garlic.

Cut pork loin lengthwise almost all the way through middle, leaving 1/4 inch uncut meat along one side.

Open and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Spread the bacon mixture over the cut surface of meat; close and tie.

Sprinkle outside of pork loin with salt and pepper.

Prepare coals for indirect heat with drip pan in center.

Sear meat at edge of grill directly over coals.

Move to center, over drip pan.

Cover the grill.

Cook meat until cooked through (160°F) (45-60 minutes).

Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.

Watch temperature and be sure not to overcook.

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