Boneless Pork Loin Roast with Herbed Pepper Rub
Serve this pork loin roast as part of a casual buffet.
1 (3-pound) boneless pork loin roast
Herbed Pepper Rub:
2 tablespoons cracked black pepper
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons dried basil
2 teaspoons dried rosemary
2 teaspoons dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
- Pat pork dry with paper towel.
- In small bowl, combine all rub ingredients well and apply to all surfaces of the pork roast.
- Place roast in a shallow pan and roast in a 350°F (175°C) oven for 1 to 1 1/4 hours, until internal temperature, measured with a meat thermometer, registers 155°F (approximately 65°C).
- Remove roast from oven and let rest for 5 to 10 minutes before slicing to serve.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories 185 calories Protein 27 grams Fat 7 grams Sodium 136 milligrams Cholesterol 73 milligrams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.