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Tuscan Pork Roast Recipe
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Tuscan Pork Roast Recipe

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Everyone's eager to eat after the wonderful aroma of this roast tempts us all afternoon. This is a great Sunday dinner with little fuss. Since I found this recipe a few years ago, it's become a favorite with our seven grown children and their families. -Elinor Stabile, Canmore, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing Bake: 1 hour + standing
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing Bake: 1 hour + standing
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 to 8 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (3 to 4 pounds)

Nutritional Facts

3-1/2 ounce-weight: 184 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 157mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 26g protein .

Directions

  1. In a food processor, combine the garlic, rosemary, oil and salt; cover and process until mixture becomes a paste. Rub over the roast; cover and let stand for 30 minutes.
  2. Place roast fat side up on a greased baking rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let meat stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Tuscan Pork Roast in Taste of Home February/March 1995, p29

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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


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matteliz@swbell.net 252143
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2016

"Simple and garlicky. I made it in a crock-pot and it worked well."

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lurky27 245641
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2016

"This is so delicious! Make it now! Minced garlic in a jar works fine.

- Theresa"

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live418 242432
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2016

"Can I use minced garlic in a jar or will not turn out same"

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Tiber628 237622
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2015

"Not NEARLY cooked at that temp. Had to cook a lot longer."

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hkarow9713 234283
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2015

"This was so flavorful for only having a few ingredients. I put mine in the crackpot and it was delicious!"

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middjett 216963
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2015

"as roasts go, this is good. I gave it a 5 star because it IS good, but its not my favorite way to prepare a pork roast. But as the way I usually prepare one has a totally different flavor, it would not be fair to compare the 2. Its a matter of mood really. When Im in the mood for something "summery" this works perfectly, with no changes. Definably worth making again in future."

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goodfood1533 3774
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2014

"Flavorful and moist."

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dilbert098 7618
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2013

"Delicious I was also surprised that such a simple recipe could have so much return on flavour. I will definitely be making this over and over again. Company worthy."

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mevgey 2166
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2013

"I have been making this delicious roast for more than 30 years. When I first saw the recipe, I thought it might taste like the wonderful pork sandwiches we used to buy when we lived in Rome, Italy - and it does."

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murrell006 5718
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2012

"This was really flavorful. I was surprised since it was just a rub. This was super easy to make."

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