Roasted Pork Loin Roast With Herbed Pepper Rub

Serve this roast fresh or freeze for impossibly tasty leftovers.

Roasted Pork Loin Roast with Herbed Pepper Rub
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Make this delicious pork roast, then slice into 2-3″ slices and freeze for an easy weeknight dinner.

Simply defrost in the microwave or oven, and stuff in a sandwich, place over a salad, or alongside asparagus and quinoa.

Nutrition information (per serving):

Calories: 200; total fat: 10g; protein: 25g; carbs: 1g; fiber: 1g

Recipe and photo by National Pork Board.

Prep time

5 min.

Cook time

60 min.

  • 3-pound pork loin roast, boneless
  • For the Herbed Pepper Rub:
  • 2 Tbsp black pepper, cracked
  • 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • 2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp 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 at 350° for 1 hour (20 minutes per lb), until internal temperature on a meat thermometer reads 145°.

Remove roast from oven. Let rest about 10 minutes before slicing.