Herb-Rubbed Pork Loin
A savory herb rub and a mere 15 minutes of prep time turn plain pork roast into an easy, elegant entree. —Robin Schloesser, Chester, New Jersey
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 teaspoons each minced fresh marjoram, rosemary, sage and thyme
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 boneless whole pork loin roast (4 pounds)
- 1 cup water
- In a small bowl, combine the oil, herbs, salt and pepper; rub over pork. Place roast on a rack in a large shallow roasting pan. Pour water into pan.
- Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until a thermometer reads 160°. Transfer to a serving platter. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts4 ounces cooked pork: 198 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.
Originally published as Oven Roasted Brined Pork Loin with Port Wine Sauce in Taste of Home Christmas Annual 2010
Jan 21, 2015
My family really enjoyed this roast. I added two cloves of garlic when I chopped the herbs and think that it was just the right touch. It will be added to the rotation of favorites.