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Herbed Pork Roast

This recipe proves pork roasts don't have to be loaded with calories to be delicious. Even folks not on restricted diets will find it appealing.—Dianne Bettin, Truman, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley, divided
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed fennel seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (2 pounds)


  • Combine half the parsley with the herb and seasonings. Rub over roast. Place in shallow pan; cover with remaining parsley. Roast, uncovered, at 325° until a thermometer reads 145°, 60-70 minutes. Remove roast from oven, tent with foil. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounces cooked pork: 195 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 636mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.

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