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Caesar Salad Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

  • Author: krazykitchenmom
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 sandwiches 1x


Caesar Salad Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches – Marinated, seared and roasted pork tenderloin on a ciabatta roll, topped with a classic caesar salad. 



Pork Tenderloin Marinade

  • 1 1-1/2 lbs. pork tenderloin
  • 1 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon (about 1 TBS)
  • 1 TBS honey
  • 1 teaspoon Worchestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

Caesar Salad Dressing

  • 2 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 11/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 11/2 TBS Dijon mustard
  • 5 TBS finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For the Sandwiches

  • 1 TBS extra virgin olive oil to cook the tenderloin in.
  • 1 loaf ciabatta bread – sliced into sandwich-sized pieces
  • 1 head of romaine lettuce



  1. Place all ingredients into a ziptop bag.
  2. Close bag and mix by squeezing the bag until all ingredients are incorporated together.
  3. Marinate in the refrigerator for 3-5 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 400°
  5. Place a large oven-safe skillet into the oven to heat the skillet.
  6. Trim the pork tenderloin removing all fat pieces and the silver skin. (You can also ask your butcher t d this for you.)
  7. Add the pork tenderloin.
  8. Remove the HOT skillet from the oven (leave the oven on).
  9. Place the skillet on a burner on the stovetop and turn it on medium.
  10. Add the 1 TBS extra virgin olive oil to the skillet.
  11. Sear all of four sides of the tenderloin in the skillet until each side is browned. (About 3-4 minutes per side.)
  12. Place the skillet with the tenderloin in the hot oven and roast for approximately 20 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 163°
  13. Remove the tenderloin from the oven, place it on a cutting board, and let it sit for 10 minutes before slicing.


  1. Place all of the ingredients into a blender or food processor and pulse blend until fully mixed.
  2. Toss 1/2 of the dressing with the romaine lettuce.


  1. Bruch both sides of each of the bread with salad dressing.
  2. Place a layer of pork on the bottom piece of bread.
  3. Top the pork with a large handful of dressed lettuce.
  4. Place the top slice of the bread on the lettuce.
  5. Secure with a large tooth pic or decorative pic.


  • You can make the tenderloin a day ahead by roasting it, letting it sit at room temperature, and storing it in the refrigerator.
  • You can also make the dressing ahead. Store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Category: Sandwiches
  • Method: Roast
  • Cuisine: American