Rosemary Pork Loin

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + standing Grill: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jul. 12, 2023
I started growing rosemary in my garden after I discovered this pork recipe. My husband and I think it’s restaurant quality, and we look forward to making it after work. —Judy Learned, Boyertown, Pennsylvania
Rosemary Pork Loin Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound)


  1. Place garlic on a cutting board; sprinkle with salt. Using the flat side of a knife, mash garlic. Continue to mash until it reaches a paste consistency. Transfer to a small bowl.
  2. Stir in the oil, rosemary and pepper; brush over pork. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  3. Grill pork, covered, on a lightly oiled rack over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat until a thermometer reads 145°, 9-11 minutes on each side. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

3 ounces cooked pork: 163 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 488mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat.