Switch up the normal menu and try our Smoked Pork Tenderloin with Apple Sauce recipe. Seasoned with our 901 Reserve Rub or Mild Memphis Rub and marinated in a honey and Carolina Mustard concoction, this tenderloin is smoked to perfection and paired with a homemade apple sauce made from tart Granny Smith and sweet Honeycrisp apples. Perfect for any occasion, this dish is sure to impress!

  • 1 pound pork tenderloin
  • Memphis Marinades 901 Reserve Rub or Mild Memphis Rub
  • 1/2 cup Memphis Marinades Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce
  • 1/2 cup honey
Apple Sauce
  • Water
  • 2 granny smith apples peeled, cored, and cut into cubes
  • 2 honey crisp apples peeled, cored, and cut into cubes
  • 1 lemon peel
  • Lemon juice from half a lemon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar


  1. Generously rub 901 Reserve Rub or Mild Memphis Rub all over the pork tenderloin. Place in a marinating container.
  2. Mix the honey and Carolina Mustard BBQ sauce together to make the marinade.
  3. Combine the marinade with the pork and place in the refrigerator for at least an hour or overnight.
  4. Prepare the apple sauce.
  5. Add 1 inch of water to a small pot. Add prepared apples to the pot.
  6. Heat over medium heat until water begins to boil.
  7. Add lemon peel, lemon juice, salt, sugar and stir to combine.
  8. Reduce heat to low. Stir often. Add water if needed.
  9. When apples are tender, remove from heat and mash or blend with an immersion blender. Set aside.
  10. Bring pork to room temperature.
  11. Heat smoker to 225°F.
  12. Place pork tenderloin in the smoker.
  13. Smoke for about 1.5 hours until an internal temperature of 140 °F – 145 °F.
  14. Rest for 10 – 15 minutes. Slice and serve with apple sauce.