Herbed Pork Roast with Gravy Recipe
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Herbed Pork Roast with Gravy Recipe

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The herbs that top this roast add a flavor Father is sure to favor! Subscriber Jean Harris of Central Point, Oregon notes that it's her husband's favorite dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon each garlic salt, pepper, rubbed sage and dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

Nutritional Facts

5 ounces cooked pork: 254 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 172mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.


  1. Combine brown sugar and seasonings; rub over roast. Place roast, fat side up, on a rack in a roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 2 hours or until a thermometer reads 160°.
  2. Remove roast from pan. Pour pan drippings into a large measuring cup; add water to measure 2 cups. Place flour in a small saucepan; stir in pan drippings until blended. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Slice roast and serve with gravy.
    Freeze option: Place sliced roast in freezer containers; top with gravy. Cool and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Microwave, covered, on high in a microwave-safe dish until heated through, gently stirring and adding a little water if necessary.
    Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Pork Roast in Country Woman May/June 1995, p13

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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carolynstanek User ID: 1180811 226131
Reviewed May. 10, 2015

"This recipe has gone well when prepared for large fund raiser banquets. It's certainly not hard to prepare!"

diggerandcrafty User ID: 6708313 217295
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2015

"My husband loved it and he hates when I make roasts. I will have to make again"

Winslowmom User ID: 6739052 38261
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"My family, who were never fans of pork roast, absolutely love this recipe. The brown sugar takes the taste of pork to a whole new level."

millsma User ID: 1315301 18567
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2013

"My husband went nuts for this. Added carrots and potatoes around the roast."

TerryLaPorte User ID: 1781852 13529
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2013

"Great flavor."

MaggieWB User ID: 4951050 17746
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2013

"Tender, moist, delicious seasoning. A great recipe. Thank you so much for sharing."

MrsOwens User ID: 7095603 18452
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2013

"Wonderful recipe! Tastes great. I scored my roast a little so the seasoning would infuse a little more. Will definitely make again!"

ccarms User ID: 4459824 201930
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2013

"Loved this recipe. It has become my go to recipe for pork roast."

NScottie User ID: 7169938 13527
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2013

"Superb flavor"

pinkiepie User ID: 5517629 39048
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2012

"It would not let me put a star rating in but his was a 5 star easy and my family liked it!"

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