Pit Boss Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin

If you enjoy juicy tender juicy pork, you’ll love this Pit Boss bacon wrapped pork loin recipe. While a pork loin wrapped in bacon may sound a bit extra, its absolutely worth it!

Not only does it sound delicious, its actually really simple too, and who doesn’t love food that is wrapped in crispy smoky bacon! The bacon also helps to keep the pork tender and juicy while allowing the smoky flavor to penetrate.

I have whipped with up to impress at dinner parties (which it always does, especially as a centerpiece for the table), its also works well as a weeknight meal, we slice all the leftover pork and use it in sandwiches during the week. 

Pit Boss Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin Recipe

With only a few ingredients, this pork tenderloin recipe is pretty easy to prepare and its only takes a few hours. Perfect for a 4-5 people but then its super easy to scale up the recipe if you want to make it for a holiday meal or dinner party. If your wanting to work it out and how much pork loin per person you’ll need it is around  eight ounces or a half-pound for every guest.

The hardest part is wrapping the bacon around the tenderloin. And honestly, after a few strips of bacon, you’ll have a good system figured out.

Absolutely delicious: this is packed with that EPIC smoky bacon flavor and I think that the tenderloin is pretty underrated (which means you you can usually find it for a pretty good price at the store or butcher).

What You’ll Need for Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin

  • Pork Tenderloin
  • Bacon
  • Brown Sugar
  • BBQ Sauce
  • BBQ Rub
  • Salt and Pepper to season

How to Make Pit Boss Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin

Step 1: Prepare the Tenderloin

Preheat the smoker to 250°F and pick your woof flavor, cherry wood or apple wood pellets are good options for this recipe. They’ll go well the mild pork flavor

Trim any fat and the silverskin from the pork. Apply a binder, then apply, salt, pepper and your favorite BBQ rub. Then pour the brown sugar along the tenderloin and pat it down. 

Wrap pork tenderloin with bacon. Use toothpicks to hold the bacon in place. To prevent burning, soak the toothpicks in water before use.

Step 2: Cook the Tenderloin and Glaze With BBQ Sauce

Place in smoker and add temperature probe Smoke the meat at 250°F until it reaches an internal temperature of 145°F. This should take about 2 hours per pound, I used a 3lb pork loin so this took around 3 hours. 

Remove from the grill and let rest for about 10 minutes.

Serve and enjoy!

Rub/ Glaze Variations

Use maple syrup to create a maple glaze to drizzle over the tenderloin. This will add a sweet delicious flavor to the meat. Choose your favorite BBQ sauce to serve with the meat. This will add a layer of flavor.

What Temperature to Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin at

Smoke the pork tenderloin with bacon at 250°F, low temperature will have you cooking low and slow. This allows the delicious flavors of the wood chips to permeate the meat.

After a few hours of cooking in indirect heat, the pork will have a delicious smoky flavor.

If you have leftovers and want to will be reheating the smoked pork loin, the best method is using the oven. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit, Add some liquid to your baking dish or oven-proof dish. Place your pork loin in the dish and brush with butter, oil, or basting sauce. Cover the meat with tin foil.Put it in the oven and heat for 25- 30 minutes. Use a meat thermometer and check for an internal temperature is 135 degrees

What To Serve With Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin

This recipe pairs well with some of our favorite side dishes:

Pit Boss Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin

Charlie
If you enjoy juicy tender juicy pork, you'll love this Pit Boss bacon wrapped pork loin recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Course main, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 SERVES
Calories 507 kcal

Equipment

  • Pit Boss Grill
  • Wood Pellets of choice

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 lbs pork tenderloin
  • 1 lb of bacon
  • 2 tablespoons BBQ Rub or Pork BBQ
  • 4 tablespoons BBQ Sauce

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the smoker to 250°F. Trim any fat and the silverskin from the pork. Apply a binder, then apply, salt, pepper and your favorite BBQ rub. Then pour the brown sugar along the tenderloin and pat it down.
  • Wrap pork tenderloin with bacon. Use toothpicks to hold the bacon in place. To prevent burning, soak the toothpicks in water before use.
  • Place in smoker and add temperature probe Smoke the meat at 250°F until it reaches an internal temperature of 145°F. This should take about 2 hours per pound.
  • Remove from the grill and let rest for about 10 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!
Keyword pitboss bacon, pitboss bacon wrapped pork loin, pork loin

Smoke On!

Charlie

Author: Charlie Reeves
Hi, I’m Charlie, I have been meat-smoking and grilling for the past 15 years. I have an array of different smokers, thermometers, and have a love for finding the right wood and charcoal combo My favourite recipes are my EXTRA CRISPY smoked pork belly, juicy pulled pork, smoked brisket, duck poppers, and ANY SEAFOOD I grill).

I loves sharing his tips with beginners, helping them navigate the world of smoking. I find it’s not just about cooking; it’s a quest for that perfect smoky flavor.

You will usually find me playing with the kids, perfecting my brisket bark, or sipping beers with boys around the fire. Can’t wait to share all my delicious smoking and grilling recipes with you!

You can read more about me on our About Us page.

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