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Smoked Pork Tenderloin

This smoky delight will be the hit of your summer meals, and with just five ingredients, it's easy to prepare.

By Rick Garmon, Monroe, Georgia

As appeared in

This recipe makes one melt-in-your-mouth meal!


1 5-lb. pork tenderloinPepper to taste
1 bottle steak sauce2 c. honey
Salt to taste 


1. Two days before cooking, cut a slit lengthwise in the tenderloin, about an inch from the each end.

2. Place tenderloin in a pan and coat with steak sauce, filling the slit. Add salt and pepper to taste.

3. Cover with aluminum foil and refrigerate.

4. When you're ready to barbecue, pour off the marinade. Coat the tenderloin and fill the slot with honey.

5. Cook meat for about 2 hours in a smoker on medium setting, using charcoal and hickory chips. Do not wrap or turn meat.

Serves 10.

Nutritional Information:  Calories: 450; Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 145mg; Sodium: 730mg; Total Carbohydrates: 47g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugars: 44g; Protein: 47g.

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