Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin is a great way to make a delicious meal in just half an hour!
In this recipe, pork tenderloin is seasoned, browned, and cooked in an Instant Pot until tender and juicy. The juices are made into a quick savory white wine sauce while the tenderloin rests.
Pork tenderloin is lean, healthy, delicious, and best of all, quick to make!
Cooking Pork Tenderloin in an Instant Pot
Pork tenderloin and pork loin are not the same thing. Pork tenderloin is a very lean piece of meat that is long and thin, it’s about 2″ in diameter and each tenderloin will weigh about 1lb. This is not to be mistaken for a pork loin which is about 4″ across and a much larger piece of meat. They cannot be used interchangeably in this recipe.
I usually roast pork tenderloin in the oven at a high temperature just until it reaches 140°F (pork should be cooked to medium with a little bit of pink in the middle). In this recipe it cooks quickly in the pressure cooker for a great weeknight meal.
This is a simple pork tenderloin recipe with great flavor so it needs very few ingredients. I cook 2 pork tenderloins (more about tenderloin above) at once.
If the pork tenderloin is frozen, as long as they are separated (and not frozen in a clump) there is no need to thaw before cooking in a pressure cooker (see recipe notes below).
Seasonings are kept simple. Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt & pepper are all you need (and a bit of oil to brown the meat).
For the sauce I add chicken broth (or low-sodium broth) and a bit of white wine for flavor. If you don’t want to use wine, you can use additional chicken broth in place. If you’ve got fresh herbs, add those in too! Whisk in a bit of cornstarch slurry if you’d like to thicken the sauce.
How to Cook Pork Tenderloin in the Instant Pot
This juicy pork tenderloin is easy to put together and will definitely be one of the recipes you keep in rotation in your kitchen! With just a little prep and some seasonings, you’ll be an Instant Pot pro in no time!
Season the pork tenderloin per the recipe below and turn the Instant Pot on to saute.
Add a bit of oil and brown the tenderloin on each side. Browning adds flavor and seals in the juices.
Remove the tenderloin, add the stock, white wine and scrape down the bits from the bottom (so you don’t get a burn notice).
Place a rack in the Instant Pot and return the pork to the pressure cooker and cook on high.
How Long to Cook Pork Tenderloin in an Instant Pot
Times may vary slightly but I always cook 1lb tenderloins (two at a time) for 5 minutes on high pressure and then naturally release the heat for another 10.
Before serving make sure the internal temperature of the pork loin is at 145°F at its thickest point then allow it to rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving. While the pork is resting, make the sauce.
Swap up the seasonings to your liking, paprika, chili powder or cumin are all great options.
Veggies like onions, sweet potatoes, carrots, or other root vegetables can be added to the broth and will not change the cooking time.
You can cook pork from frozen in the Instant Pot. You’ll need to add about 11-12 minutes for a frozen pork tenderloin and then you will still allow for the 10 minute natural release.
What to Serve with Pork Tenderloin?
Pork tenderloin goes great with mashed potatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, and even zucchini! Cook separately or make a ‘raft’ of veggies for the bottom of the instant pot for the pork tenderloin to lay upon and cook everything in one pot! A fresh salad of mixed greens and a few slices of garlic bread out this hearty family dinner!
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Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin
Pork tenderloin is seasoned, sauteed, and pressure cooked until tender and juicy.
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
½ cup chicken stock
½ cup dry white wine
In a small mixing bowl add Italian seasoning, garlic powder, kosher salt and black pepper.
Place the pork tenderloin on a plate and season with the spice mixture.
Set the Instant Pot to the saute setting and add the olive oil.
When the oil is hot add the pork tenderloin and brown on all sides, about 3 minutes per side. When done, remove from the Instant Pot and place on a plate.
Pour chicken stock and white wine into the Instant Pot and scrape up any brown bits on the bottom of the pot.
Turn the heat off, add the trivet or rack to the Instant Pot. Place the browned pork tenderloin on the trivet. Secure the lid on the Instant Pot and set the pressure to high and cook for 5 minutes.
After the timer has beeped let the pork natural release for 10 minutes and then manually release the remaining pressure.
Check the internal temperature of the pork tenderloin to make sure it’s fully cooked – 140°F to 145°F degrees. Let rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
If desired, thicken the sauce per the notes below while the pork rests.
This recipe was tested in a 6qt Instant Pot only. Directions may vary with other sizes, consult your manual. This recipe is for pork tenderloin, not for pork loin which will need longer to cook. If your tenderloin is frozen, it can cook for about 12 minutes right from frozen (still allow for the 10 minute natural release). Scraping the brown bits after browning is important so you don’t get a burn notice. If you’d like to thicken the sauce, combine 2 tablespoons of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water. Bring the sauce to a boil using the sautee setting and add the slurry a little bit at a time until the sauce reaches desired thickness.
Calories: 376, Carbohydrates: 3g, Protein: 48g, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 148mg, Sodium: 745mg, Potassium: 966mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 17IU, Calcium: 32mg, Iron: 3mg
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)
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Vives St-Laurent Creates Tactile Montreal Home
Interior design studio Vives St-Laurent has remodelled a family house in Montreal, Canada, using a grey colour palette, quartzite stone and white-oak furniture to create an interior that highlights the building’s architectural elements.
Vives St-Laurent aimed to retain many of the existing early 20th-century features, including the staircase, original plaster mouldings and fireplace, while making significant changes to improve the two-storey house in Outremont, Montreal.
“We opened the kitchen to have a better view with the other spaces like the living room and the dining room,” co-founder Lysanne St-Laurent told Dezeen.
“This intervention also creates better circulation in the house.”
“We have also changed the entrance to the staircase which was previously in the kitchen area,” she added.
“This allowed us to save more space for cabinets. We have also enlarged the access to the terrace and changed the French windows for a sliding door.”
Vives St-Laurent created a simple interior that could function as a blank canvas for the clients’ accessories, which included artworks and vases.
The studio chose to work with a white and grey colour palette to highlight the home’s original elements, including the staircase, the mouldings and the white fireplace.
To contrast the pale colours, the studio restored the house’s dark-coloured American walnut floor to its original state.
The dark wood of the floor also looks striking against the customised white-oak furniture pieces, which include a dining table and a large bookshelf that adds extra storage to the dining room.
In the kitchen, the studio used quartzite Taj Mahal stone, creating an elegant splashback above workspaces clad in the same material.
“The soft gray kitchen is a bit darker than the wall finish, so it pops,” St-Laurent said. “The gray and green tones of the stone give depth but remain simple.”
Naturehumaine revives 1920s apartment in Montreal with contemporary finishes
“We think the project is simple without being simplistic, because we take time to balance all the details so there is a seamless feel,” she added.
The studio worked with architecture studio Pelletier de Fontenay to remodel the basement part of the house and restore its back facade.
To enhance the visual connection with the yard outside, it added a large sliding door and enlarged the window above the kitchen sink.
“The architect chose an anodized finish for the window so it wouldn’t be drastic like a black framed window would be,” St-Laurent explained.
“The finish changes with natural light and creates a softer setting to capture the nature of the backyard.”
The photography is by Alex Lesage.
Designer: Vives St-Laurent
Project manager: Laurence Ouimet-Vives
Collaborators: Antares / Pelletier de Fontenay
Suppliers: Ramacieri Soligo, Strong as wood, Alumilex et Gepetto
“Any Period of Sobriety Is Generally Followed by Heady Abandonment”
2021 was thus not a year for trends. It was a year of uncomfortable truths. At the end of my last trends report, I proposed 2021 as “the year for the interiors equivalent of speaking your own truth” understanding “that the best homes are about the feeling they give you not the stuff they contain, the ‘right’ colours or ‘hot’ looks.”
The most poignant of these was that we are all products of our environment. And we were making a right mess of ours. Not just on the wider climate scale, but also domestically. I’d even written a book drawing a direct line between our homes and our health: Happy Inside: How to Harness the Power of Home for Health and Happiness. It was published as the first waves of Covid hit UK shores, but conceived way before the word pandemic had entered the popular lexicon.
Its message was simple: what surrounds you affects you. And while many of us know this intuitively, for the scientifically inclined, there’s a Stanford University study that proves environment is more important than genetics in determining the strength of your immune system.
Most fashionable trends are simply manufacturer dictated newness
All grist for the mill of intentional personal space creation. In other words, homes that reflect an occupant’s authentic likes and lives rather than being determined by anything dictated externally.
So where does this leave trends?
In truth we know that most “fashionable” trends are simply manufacturer dictated “newness” designed, in the loosest sense of the word, to shift product. But there are also bigger shifts that underly these seasonal fluctuations. These are the lateral moves we make as a society (highlighted by consumer research, or early adopters) that eventually bubble up to the mainstream as potent influencing factors. These are the “trends” worthy of comment.
“The uncomfortable truth is that 2020 might just have been exactly what we needed”
As such, right now, sustainability is the obvious thread connecting anything relevant for 2022.
It’s finally dawning on the majority that it’s less about the planet being in jeopardy, than us. The planet has seen worse, we have not. We are the ones in danger of extinction. But it’s not too late (just) to do something about it.
Sustainability is the obvious thread connecting anything relevant for 2022
Albeit I’m leaping to the assumption that the bosses of our worst air, water and plastic polluting corporations (China Coal and Saudi Aramco to Coca-Cola, Pepsico and Unilever among others) start focusing their might on species survival rather than lucrative personal tenures. Things are happening, but too slowly.
Regardless, my faith still rests with the power of the everyman and the nudges for change we can make as individuals. A 2020 report by the IBM Institute for Business Value showed that six out of 10 consumers are ready to change their purchasing behaviour to minimise their environmental footprint. This has power because options exist, consumers switch and such direct impact on corporate bottom lines forces change.
Today the only question worth asking any brand, supplier or corporation is simply, can you make what you do responsibly, as standard ie without endangering our air, waterways, mammal or marine life? Because if you can’t, we don’t want you. And no company today wants to be open juried or cancelled via social media.
Any period of sobriety is generally followed by heady abandonment
But they will be as our eyes are increasingly opened to the obfuscation, deliberate spread of misinformation, lobbying against environmental measures, and hypocrisy employed to protect perilous corporate status quos. And this covers everything from the manufacture of washing-up liquid that’s legally deemed chronically harmful to aquatic life (read the label on the back of a bottle of Fairy Liquid) to high acrylic content paint, a major source of microplastic pollution.
In most cases, injurious options exist only because they cost pence to produce but sell for pounds aka ching ching, maximum profit. But the tide is turning.
However, while this is the backdrop against which everything else is measured, decoratively speaking, all herald unbridled frivolity, the return of joy and a dose of the pretty. It makes sense though; it represents an element of release after being so tightly wound that we cannot help but be intuitively drawn to.
Any period of sobriety is generally followed by heady abandonment; denial begets indulgence — consider the Roaring 20s after world war one. Cue then rooms drenched in full-fat colour and joyous prints applied with enthusiastic abandon to walls, floors, if not ceilings. Think wallpaper and rugs to parquetry and narrative mosiacs.
The success of the Netflix romp Bridgerton (pictured) was the torchbearer for this in my opinion. First aired on Christmas Day 2020, it clocked 82 million viewing households in its first 28 days (by the streamering company’s own reckoning). Steamy, indulgent and diverse, it was viewing manna for the sensory-starved and lockdowned at home. Stylistically speaking, it was also just incredibly pleasing to watch, all Wisteria drenched porticos, torch-lit colonnades, dapper men and pastel silks.
Waste made wonderful will be essential to support a new sustainable economy
Set in the homes of England’s 19th-century Regency elite, for the wealthy this was a period of artful elegance and decoration for the sake of it, founded on classical tropes but inspired by Egypt to India. The country was ruled by the fiscally extravagant, culturally adept and party-loving Prince Regent and life in the upper echelons was lush, fun and romantic.
An eagerly anticipated second series of the show will premiere on March 25th 2022. Rest assured this sentimental recolouring of history will prompt a Neo-Regency as we freshly appreciate the uplifting potential of architectural adornment, both inside and out.
The evolving wave of biofabricated materials taps into this romantic milieu too. Rather than toxic tanneries and slaughtered animals we have pineapple leaves (Pi?atex) and Mexican cacti (Desserto) being turned into leather substitutes. Meanwhile, everything from discarded coffee grounds and shrimp shells, tea leaves and nut husks are being made into desirable products.
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It’s just as well. Waste made wonderful will be essential to support a new sustainable economy. After all, consumerism isn’t going anywhere. We will still want to wear nice clothes, buy lovely things and drink takeaway coffee, but we need to do so in a way that gives back.
Even at the luxury end of the market, notions of repair, recycling and re-use will predominate with the emphasis on the uniqueness of the remade product. There will be no loss of style or quality. It will be the same artisans crafting the products. But the desire to own brand new no longer carries the allure it once did. We want heritage, stories and clear provenance instead. Plus, today’s acutely aware consumer wants to literally wear their ecological credentials on their arms and backs and sit on it in their homes.
A lot of the big trends of the last 10 years were driven by technologically enhanced convenience
Thus, from homes designed for Friluftsliv — the Nordic ideal of being outdoors in all weathers — to IKEA pledging to be a totally circular and climate positive business by 2030, and Hempcrete coming through as a credible alternative to concrete, the new normal home-making experience is changing. Even long-term furniture rental, rather than purchase, is gathering steam. So much so that British high street stalwart John Lewis are getting in on the act, partnering with Fat Llama, the world’s largest rental marketplace to offer a flexible, affordable way to experiment at home without waste. It all adds up to a reason for hope.
“It’s time to reconsider the whole colour of the year carnival”
In summary, a lot of the big trends of the last ten years were driven by technologically enhanced convenience. We wanted everything quicker, smaller, faster and yesterday, regardless of the consequences.
Life sped up to keep pace, accrued air miles were shorthand for success, and cover up, smooth out, quick fix solutions were the go-to (from surface finishes to cladding via the feature wall) and damn the consequences.
We’re paying for that now. As the anthropologist and primatologist Jane Goodall says in her newly released, The Book of Hope, authored with Douglas Abrams and Gail Hudson, “If we keep pulling threads from the tapestry of life it will disintegrate and we will lose what supports us.”
Wisdom for the future then relies on us finally knowing our place, recognising our responsibility to the natural world. In short, for us to earn the right to stay here, there must be a new cultural revolution.
The most incredible opportunities exist right now for us and every single brand to be a game-changing trailblazer for the greater good. This could be the restoration era: repairing planet and people one conscious choice at a time. Our freedom to survive, let alone thrive, depends upon on those choices.
Michelle Ogundehin is a thought-leader on interiors, trends, style and wellbeing. Originally trained as an architect and the former editor-in-chief of ELLE Decoration UK, she is the head judge on the BBC’s Interior Design Masters, and the author of Happy Inside: How to Harness the Power of Home for Health and Happiness, a guide to living well. She is also a regular contributor to many prestigious publications worldwide including Vogue Living, FT How to Spend It magazine and Dezeen.
Yakusha Design Creates Earthy Interiors for Antwerp’s Faina Gallery
The retail space, named Faina Gallery, is set inside a 500-year-old building.
As a result, the studio steered away from making major structural alterations to avoid disturbing its historic framework.
Instead, the Ukrainian studio devised a new colour palette, painting walls throughout the shop in earthy shades that evoke the natural world.
“Nothing is more powerful than the energy of earth. When standing on bare earth, I am one with nature, I gain strength.”
Upon entering Faina Gallery, visitors walk into a room almost entirely washed with a deep, mossy green paint.
The only surfaces untouched by the colour are the grey terrazzo floors and the ceiling, which has been left in its original state.
There is also a beige edition of the Plyn sofa, with its gently curving cushions stacked on top of each other “like stones that have been naturally polished by wild waters”.
A bespoke stainless steel shelving unit runs the length of one of the walls.
Designed to resemble a cabinet of curiosities, it showcases an array of Faina’s ceramic ornaments alongside a number of scents for the home.
Yakusha Design applies dark tones throughout its Kyiv offices
The storage unit is interrupted by a steel-lined doorway that leads through to Faina Gallery’s second room.
This space has been painted jet-black in a nod to chernozem, a highly fertile black soil that is found in abundance throughout Ukraine.
The furniture presented here is dark, too. One corner of the room is dominated by a black version of Faina’s hole-punctured Ztista table while a charcoal-grey model of the brand’s bulbous Domna chair sits nearby.
There’s also a wall-mounted black tapestry emblazoned with the word “earth”, written in the symbol-based writing system of the ancient Cucuteni-Trypillia civilisation, which lived in Ukraine in the fifth millennium BC.
Victoria Yakusha established her eponymous studio in 2006 before launching Faina in 2014.
The photography is by Piet-Albert Goethals.
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