Roast Pork Tenderloin Sliders with Cranberry Sauce and Pickled Onions

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 35 minutes


1 lb. pork tenderloin

1/2 red onion (halved and very thinly sliced)

1/2 cup red wine vinegar

1/2 tsp. salt (plus more for seasoning)

pepper (to taste)

8 dinner rolls (white, whole wheat, or combination, split horizontally)

3/4 cup cranberry sauce (jellied or whole berry)


1. In a small bowl, combine onion, red wine vinegar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt, stirring to dissolve salt. Let stand at room temperature for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Season tenderloin on all sides with salt and pepper. Place tenderloin in shallow pan and roast for 20-25 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F. Remove pork from oven and let rest 3 minutes.

3. Cut pork into thin slices. Drain onion mixture.

4. Arrange bottom halves of rolls on a work surface. Spread with cranberry sauce, and then top with pork and pickled onions, dividing all evenly. Add top halves of rolls and serve. .

Courtesy of the National Pork Board, Des Moines, Iowa.