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Pork Roast with Herb Rub Recipe
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Pork Roast with Herb Rub Recipe

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"A combination of dry herbs gives pork an out-of this-world flavor!" exclaims Carolyn Pope of Mason City, Iowa. "This wonderful, moist roast is a family favorite—and it makes great company fare too."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + chilling Bake: 1-1/4 hours + standing
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + chilling Bake: 1-1/4 hours + standing
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried marjoram
  • 2 teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (4 pounds)

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked pork: 198 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, trace fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.

Directions

  1. Mix first seven ingredients; rub over roast. Refrigerate at least 4 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°. Place roast on a rack in a roasting pan, fat side up. Roast until a thermometer reads 145°, 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours.
  3. Remove roast from oven; tent with foil. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Pork Roast in Quick Cooking May/June 1998, p16

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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


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meaganteal 240371
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2015

"This was ok. Not much flavor inside the pork. Not sure if I would make again."

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bjsilve0 226010
Reviewed May. 7, 2015

"Beyond excellent but add to directions "spray the pan with Pam"."

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Helem 216079
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2014

"I made a couple changes and this is the best rub ever!"

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