Pork with Fennel and Onions

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 2 medium fennel bulbs sliced
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth or use bone broth
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 pound pork tenderloin
  • 5 cloves garlic peeled


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl toss together 1 tablespoon of olive oil and next 7 ingredients (fennel through vinegar).
  • Cut 5 slits into pork tenderloin and push a clove of garlic into each. Rub with remaining tablespoon of oil and place in roasting pan then season with salt and pepper. Pour the fennel mixture into roasting pan on all sides.
  • Place the tenderloin in the oven and roast for 45 minutes to an hour or until tenderloin is cooked through. Serve with a scoop of fennel and onions.
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