Stuffed Cuban Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Stuffed Cuban Pork Tenderloin is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines the traditional flavors of Cuban cuisine with tender pork tenderloin. The pork is marinated in a mixture of citrus juices, garlic, and spices, then stuffed with a savory filling of ham, Swiss cheese, and pickles. It is then roasted to perfection, resulting in a juicy and tender pork tenderloin with a crispy exterior and a burst of flavors in every bite. This dish is perfect for a special occasion or a weeknight dinner that will impress your family and friends.

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Non Vegdiet
1hr 5minstotal
Stuffed Cuban Pork Tenderloin

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Ingredients for Stuffed Cuban Pork Tenderloin Recipe

  • 0.33 pound Pork Tenderloin
  • 1/25 cup Orange Juice
  • 1/25 cup Lime Juice
  • 0.67 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.17 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 0.17 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 0.17 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.08 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 0.67 Slices Ham
  • 0.67 Slices Swiss Cheese
  • 1.33 Dill Pickle Slices

Directions: Stuffed Cuban Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, combine the citrus juices, garlic, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper to make the marinade.
  • STEP 2.Place the pork tenderloin in a resealable plastic bag and pour the marinade over it. Seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight for best results.
  • STEP 3.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • STEP 4.Remove the pork tenderloin from the marinade and pat it dry with paper towels. Make a lengthwise slit down the center of the tenderloin, being careful not to cut all the way through.
  • STEP 5.Layer the ham, Swiss cheese, and pickles in the slit of the tenderloin.
  • STEP 6.Secure the opening with toothpicks or kitchen twine to hold the filling in place.
  • STEP 7.Place the stuffed pork tenderloin on a baking sheet and roast in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 145°F (63°C).
  • STEP 8.Remove the pork from the oven and let it rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing.
  • STEP 9.Slice the stuffed pork tenderloin into thick slices and serve hot.
  • STEP 10.Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For best results, marinate the pork tenderloin overnight to allow the flavors to penetrate the meat.
  • Make sure to pat the pork tenderloin dry before stuffing it to prevent excess moisture.
  • If you don't have toothpicks or kitchen twine, you can use aluminum foil to secure the opening of the tenderloin.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover stuffed Cuban pork tenderloin can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the slices in a baking dish and cover with foil. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 15-20 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the stuffed Cuban pork tenderloin with rice, black beans, and a side of plantains for a complete Cuban meal.
calories per serving
9 g Fat29 g Protein2 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp