boudin stuffed pork tenderloin wrapped in bacon

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By Barbara Kelly
from Rising Sun, MD

I first tasted Boudin Stuffed Tenderloin on a trip to Texas. It was out of this world, melt in your mouth delicious. What an easy recipe. Your friends and family will think you are a Master Chef!

serves 4
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Roast

Ingredients For boudin stuffed pork tenderloin wrapped in bacon

  • 2-1/2 lb
    pork tenderloin
  • 4 oz
    pork liverwurst
  • 1/2 c
    cooked rice
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 c
    chopped celery
  • 1/2 c
    chopped green pepper
  • 1 pkg
    pre-cooked bacon
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • brown sugar barbecue rub
  • 1
    green onion
  • fresh parsley
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How To Make boudin stuffed pork tenderloin wrapped in bacon

  • 1
    Saute chopped onion, celery and green pepper in a little butter until tender. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • 2
    Add liverwurst and rice to sauteed vegetables, breaking up liverwurst. Add rice, cayenne, black pepper and garlic powder.
  • 3
    Add water to moisten the liverwurst, rice and vegetable mixture and heat through.
  • 4
    Chop one green onion and small handful of fresh parsley in food processor. Add liverwurst mixture and process until rice is mostly broken down.
  • 5
    Remove tenderloin halves from package and pat dry. Cover well with rub all over.
  • 6
    Place one tenderloin half on plate and top with liverwurst mixture. Place the other half on top.
  • 7
    Take pre-cooked bacon and wrap around width of tenderloin halves and secure with toothpicks. Continue working down the tenderloin securing bacon around the tenderloins with toothpicks.
  • 8
    Heat oven to 350 degrees and bake until pork reaches 145 degrees. Start checking meat temperature around 45 minutes into baking to ensure you don't overcook.
  • 9
    Allow meat to rest 5 minutes before slicing.

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