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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 Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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 Facts
4 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.

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  • h20paws
    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.