Cajun Garlic Pork Roast
With a sassy seasoning rub, this simple pork roast makes supper a bit special. Add Hot Skillet Cornbread, steamed broccoli and creamy coleslaw to complete the menu.
1 (3-pound) boneless pork loin roast
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 tablespoon oregano leaves
1 tablespoon ground black pepper
1 garlic clove, crushed
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C)
- In small bowl, blend together well-seasoned salt, oregano, pepper, garlic, red pepper, chili powder and cumin. Rub seasoning on all surfaces of pork roast. Place pork in shallow roasting pan and roast until meat thermometer inserted reads 150°F to 155°F (approximately 65°C), about 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
- Remove pork from oven; let rest 10 minutes before slicing.
Makes 8 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.