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VF Food – Burgundy Pork Tenderloin



  • 2 pounds pork tenderloin 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 2 cups red wine
  • 1 (.75 ounce) packet dry brown gravy mix


Prep: 30 min

Cook: 1 hr

Ready in: 1 hr 30 min


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place pork in a 9×13 inch baking dish, and sprinkle meat with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Top with onion and celery, and pour wine over all.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
  4. When done baking, remove meat from baking dish, and place on a serving platter. Pour gravy mix into baking dish with wine and cooking juices, and stir until thickened. Slice meat, and cover with the gravy.



Amount per serving (4 servings total)

  • Calories: 400 kcal
  • Fat: 8.6 g
  • Carbs: 8.2 g
  • Protein: 47.8 g



  • Be sure to use a meat thermometer and do not overcook!!
  • You can use 1 cup wine and ½ cup water ½ beef broth, instead of 2 cups wine.
  • It is a good idea to sear the tenderloin in a little oil, then placed in the baking dish.

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