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Ranch Pork Roast

 Ranch Pork Roast
Our Test Kitchen created this simple Savory Pork Roast with a mild rub that's perfect for new cooks. The leftover meat is tender and flavorful enough to be used in countless recipes.
8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon ranch salad dressing mix
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 boneless whole pork loin roast (2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 cup water


  • Combine the first five ingredients; rub over roast. Place on a rack
  • in a shallow roasting pan. Pour water into pan.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a
  • thermometer reads 145°. Let stand for 10-15 minutes before
  • slicing. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 4 ounces cooked pork equals 212 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 248 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.