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Rosemary Pork Loin Recipe

Rosemary Pork Loin Recipe

I started growing rosemary in my garden after I discovered this pork recipe. My husband and I think it’s restaurant quality, and we look forward to making it after work. —Judy Learned, Boyertown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing Grill: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound)

Directions

  • 1. Place garlic on a cutting board; sprinkle with salt. Using the flat side of a knife, mash garlic. Continue to mash until it reaches a paste consistency. Transfer to a small bowl.
  • 2. Stir in the oil, rosemary and pepper; brush over pork. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  • 3. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Grill pork, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 9-11 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked pork equals 163 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 488 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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