Honey-Mustard Pork Tenderloin

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Ingredients:

  • 2 pork tenderloins, trimmed of silver skin and fat
  • 1/2 cup stone-ground Dijon mustard
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp dried parsley
  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Instructions:

  • Combine the mustard, honey, mayo parsley, paprika, cayenne, and garlic powder in a small bowl.  Stir to mix.
  • Place tenderloins in a 9×12 baking dish
  • Pour/brush the honey-mustard mix over the tenderloins, covering all sides
  • Start your smoker/grill and get it to 350 degrees
  • Place tenderloins on the smoker/grill for 40 min for smoker, and 20 min for grill
  • Discard honey-mustard mix
  • Once at 160 degrees, slice into 1/2-1 inch slices and serve

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