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Herbed Pork and Red Potatoes Recipe
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Herbed Pork and Red Potatoes Recipe

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“This recipe is wonderful because it's not only tasty, but the potatoes are a built-in hot side dish! We made it for our anniversary party, and our guests were more than impressed.” —Kate Collins, Auburn, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh marjoram
  • 8 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 teaspoons minced fresh sage
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (3 pounds)
  • 4 pounds medium red potatoes, quartered

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked pork with 3/4 cup potatoes equals 358 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 581 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch 1/2 fat.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the rosemary, marjoram, garlic, sage, 3 teaspoons oil, salt and pepper. Rub roast with 2 tablespoons herb mixture.
  2. In a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, brown roast in remaining oil on all sides. Place in a roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Toss potatoes with remaining herb mixture; arrange around roast.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Pork and Potatoes in Taste of Home October/November 2008, p58

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Dec. 6, 2014

"Very good seasoning. My roast could have come out a little earlier, but it was still delicious!"

Reviewed Feb. 18, 2014

"Added in some fresh green beans, it was great!"

Reviewed Dec. 27, 2010

"I used the Herb Rub - wrapped the tenderloin with the herb rub & more oil in foil and let it bake in a baking pan = the flavor was wonderful!"

Reviewed Mar. 21, 2010

"This entree,with potatoes, can be summed in a word - superb. Perfect Sunday dinner for visiting family or friends."

Reviewed Nov. 19, 2009

"My family loves simple meals and this meal is probably one of the simplest I've ever made. We are keeping this recipe as we absolutely love this meal."

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