Sweet and Spicy Roasted Pork Tenderloin is packed with flavor and has always been a family favorite. My grandmother’s recipe includes the perfect combination of brown sugar, tomatoes, onions, pepper and salt to make your palate dance with excitement.

Here’s how I make it.

Sweet and Spicy Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Kick your pork tenderloin up a notch with this recipe for sweet and spicy roasted pork

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Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 8
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 3 pounds pork tenderloin
  • 1 1/2 quart water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 quart tomatoes
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 5 medium potatoes quartered
  • 1/3 cup ketchup


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook pork tenderloin in 1 1/2 quarts water until tender.
  • Remove from broth and place in baking dish or roasting pan.
  • Reserve 2 cups of the broth.
  • Roll tenderloin in mixture of brown sugar, pepper, salt and flour.
  • Add tomatoes, onion, potatoes, 2 cups broth, and ketchup.
  • Bake for one hour at 350 degrees, or until mixture thickens slightly.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 3 minutes before slicing.
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6 Comments Leave a comment or review

  1. Just had pork tenderloin purchased from the Amish Farmers Market for dinner tonight (on the grill) LOVER it and for the first time ever my 2 kids and neice didn’t need ANYTHING extra/different in addition to what I prepaerd…bittersweet…they are getting older! This look really good and is totally different from all the ways I prepare it…will try! (Go Grandmom!!) Thanks!!!

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