Baked Pork Loin Roast

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Bake: 1 hour 40 min.


12 servings

Updated: Oct. 03, 2022
Seasoned with a flavorful rub of sage, oregano, thyme and nutmeg, this mouthwatering roast is perfect for special occasions. The impressive entree will have guest asking for seconds.—Edith Fisher, Leyden, Massachusetts


  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bone-in pork loin roast (5 pounds)
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 1 cup sliced carrots


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. With a sharp knife, cut 1/2-in.-deep slits in fat side of roast. Rub spice mixture into slits and over roast. Place roast fat side up in a shallow roasting pan. Place onion and carrots around roast.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour 40 minutes or until tender. Let stand for 15 minutes before carving.

Nutrition Facts

4 ounce-weight: 219 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 459mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.