The Smithfield Porkinator Sandwich

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Serves: 6 sandwiches


  • 1 Smithfield® Peppercorn & Garlic Seasoned Pork Tenderloin
  • 12 slices Smithfield® Hometown Original Hickory Smoked Bacon, cooked crisp and drained
  • 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 medium sweet yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 6 large ciabatta sandwich rolls, sliced open horizontally and toasted
  • 12 slices Farmland® Deli Style Ham
  • 3/4 cup (3 oz.) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • Arugula or spinach leaves


  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Place tenderloin on rack in shallow roasting pan. Roast about 30 minutes until internal temperature reaches 150°F. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing very thin.
  2. Meanwhile, mix together salad dressing and barbecue sauce; set aside. Sauté onion slices in oil over medium heat until very tender and dark golden brown.
  3. Place bottom half of each toasted roll on baking sheet; spread with barbecue ranch dressing. Top with ham, pork tenderloin, caramelized onions, shredded cheese and bacon. Place under broil until cheese is melted, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven, top with arugula and crowns of rolls to serve.