Mustard-Crusted Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 pork tenderloin (about 1 pound)
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- Salt and pepper to taste

Special equipment needed:
- Baking sheet
- Meat thermometer

Step-by-step instructions:
1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2. In a small bowl, mix together the Dijon mustard, whole grain mustard, honey, olive oil, garlic powder, and thyme.
3. Season the pork tenderloin with salt and pepper.
4. Spread the mustard mixture all over the pork tenderloin, making sure it is evenly coated.
5. Place the pork tenderloin on a baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 145°F.
6. Let the pork tenderloin rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing and serving.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 25-30 minutes
Serving size:
4 servings

Nutritional information:
Calories: 200
Fat: 6g
Carbohydrates: 6g
Protein: 30g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- You can use any type of mustard you prefer.
- Maple syrup can be used instead of honey.
- Fresh thyme can be used instead of dried thyme.

- Add a tablespoon of chopped fresh rosemary to the mustard mixture for a different flavor.
- Use chicken breasts instead of pork tenderloin.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to let the pork tenderloin rest before slicing to allow the juices to redistribute.
- Use a meat thermometer to ensure the pork tenderloin is cooked to the correct temperature.

Storage instructions:
- Store leftover pork tenderloin in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
- Reheat the pork tenderloin in the microwave or oven until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
- Slice the pork tenderloin and arrange it on a platter with roasted vegetables.

- Sprinkle chopped fresh parsley over the pork tenderloin before serving.

- Serve with roasted vegetables or a side salad.

Suggested side dishes:
- Roasted sweet potatoes
- Green beans with almonds
- Quinoa salad

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the pork tenderloin is not cooked to the correct temperature, return it to the oven for a few more minutes.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure to cook the pork tenderloin to an internal temperature of 145°F to ensure it is safe to eat.

Food history:
- Mustard has been used as a condiment for thousands of years, dating back to ancient Rome.

Flavor profiles:
- The mustard crust on the pork tenderloin adds a tangy and slightly sweet flavor to the dish.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve the pork tenderloin with a side of roasted vegetables and a glass of red wine.

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Taste: Tangy, Savory, Spicy, Herbal, Aromatic