Pork Roast with Herb Rub Recipe
- 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)
- 1. Mix the first seven ingredients; rub over roast. Refrigerate at least 4 hours.
- 2. Preheat oven to 350°. Place roast on a rack in a shallow roasting pan, fat side up. Roast 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours or until a thermometer reads 145°.
- 3. Remove roast from oven; tent with foil. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing. Yield: 12 servings.
4 ounces cooked pork equals 198 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 240 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 4 lean meat.
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.