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Tuscan Pork Roast Recipe

Tuscan Pork Roast Recipe

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 YIELD: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)

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.

Nutritional Facts

3-1/2 ounces cooked pork equals 184 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 157 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 26 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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