Pork Tenderloin in Pan Gravy

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bauchjw

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This months Throwdown got me into a gravy mood! We were getting ready for a long family trip back to Iowa and wanted to clear out a few things so I had a brisket going for road snacks and future chili, but went with a pan gravy tenderloin for pre departure diner. Basic S&P rub on the pork and leftover rubs for the brisket.
I’ve been starting on Traeger, then moving to wood burner when things mellow a bit lately. Also rendered some trimmings for smoked tallow
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Pork went on about 8 hrs after brisket. Then moved brisket to the BelFab where CI was getting ready with onions, garlic, and potatoes in bacon grease for pork in beer braise.
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Finally pork nestled in. I went with an uncovered braise as an excuse to drink beer and add more liquid as needed. Temps never went above 250. Brisket juice kept basting the pork and potatoes😃
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Once IT of pork was 140, pulled the pan and too the pork out to rest. Also removed the vittles. Put on low heat to make gravy, sliced up pork and put it all back in the pan to let people eat up!
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Plate shot:
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Good last home meal before a few days of road food! Happy Thanksgiving!
 

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Looks nice. But is it gluten free with free range swine and organic vegetables? You should try non-alcoholic beer.

Fantastic meal there my friend! I would dig into that like there's no tomorrow!
Safe travels..
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Oh man does all of that food look so good!! Thanks for sharing this!
Thank you for your time and compliment! It was was pretty good and always fun to have more than one protein going!
That looks delicious Jed! Almost like jello gelatin gravy! Now I'm hungry!

Ryan
Thank you Ryan! Yessir, it was very gelatinous. Bobby-Jean tries to stay away from flour so I used cornstarch, maybe a bit too much? First time using it, I didn’t thin it out enough with broth afterwards🤣
Looks great Jed and nice write up.
Love onions in my gravy, and who don't like gravy.
Have a good trip

David
Thank you David! I’m a big fan of mushrooms and onions in my gravy 💪 The more flavors the better!!! Have a great Thanksgiving!
Looks nice. But is it gluten free with free range swine and organic vegetables? You should try non-alcoholic beer.

Fantastic meal there my friend! I would dig into that like there's no tomorrow!
Safe travels..
-Pete
🤣Thank you Pete! I’m not sure what’s gluten free anymore….but the rest of it was whatever was on sale🤙 thank you for the compliment and your time!
 
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Thank you David! I’m a big fan of mushrooms and onions in my gravy 💪 The more flavors the better!!! Have a great Thanksgiving!

You are right there Jed, great flavours on the gravy with those items and the seared meat in the pan first,
Thank you for the Thanksgiving wish. Just having Baked ham and scalloped potatoes as we had our Thanksgiving few weeks back , you know us Canadians we just have to be different

But you and yours have a great turkey day and great visit's

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WOW!! That looks fantastic Jed. A simply gorgeous plate of pure pork (and gravy) perfection. Very well done sir!!
I went with an uncovered braise as an excuse to drink beer
Come on Jed, do you really need an excuse to drink beer?? :emoji_laughing: My excuse for drinking beer: I'm still above ground and can pick up the bottle :emoji_wink:

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Very nice cook Jed! Love onions in pan gravy!

I use corn starch slurry all the time, as you see a little goes a long way…. It also has to boil to get to full thickness and cook in. That amount of gravy should have been about a Tsp or so…. The other thing to note is it’s thinner when hot so it should be thinner in the pan and it will thicken a bit in/on the serving dish…..
 
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Looks real good to me Jed. Tenderloin is my favorite, and you did it proud.

Point for sure
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Excellent meal Jed! Happy Thanksgiving and safe travels.
Thank you Steve! I appreciate your time and compliment🤙 hope you have a great Thanksgiving !
Wow Jed. Looks killer.
Thank you Brian! I’m loving that big CI pan. I appreciate your time and compliment!
Looks great!
Thank you KC! I appreciate it!
Oh yeah, I’m all over that cook Jed. That looks fantastic to me. Nice work and safe travels.
Thank you! I appreciate your time and the compliment! I hope you have a great thanksgiving!!!!
Great meal Jed and you've got the Bel Fab dailed in ! Safe travels!

Keith
Thank you Keith! That BelFab is so much fun! I wish I could use it everyday🤣 Have a great Thanksgiving 🤘