Coffee-Crusted Pork Loin

Enjoy this coffee-crusted pork loin for dinner that’s tossed with vegetable – a delicious roasted dish.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

2
tablespoons freshly ground coffee or instant espresso powder
2
tablespoons packed light brown sugar
3
teaspoons kosher (coarse) salt
2
teaspoons coarse ground pepper
1
teaspoon garlic powder
1
boneless pork loin roast (3 to 3 1/2 lb)
8
large carrots, cut into 3-inch pieces
6
large cloves garlic, peeled
1
large red onion, cut into 8 wedeges
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons adobo sauce (from can of chipotle chiles)

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. In small bowl, mix coffee, brown sugar, 2 teaspoons of the salt, the pepper and garlic powder. Rub coffee mixture on all sides of pork, coating completely. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap; let stand at least 10 minutes or refrigerate up to 2 hours to absorb flavors.
  • 2 Spray shallow roasting pan or broiler pan with cooking spray. Place pork, fat side up, in pan. In medium bowl, toss carrots, garlic and onion with oil. Sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon salt. Arrange vegetables around pork in pan.
  • 3 Roast 40 to 50 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted into center of pork reads 145°F. Place pork on serving platter. Cover with foil and let stand 3 minutes before slicing. Stir adobo sauce into pan drippings, tossing with roasted vegetables. Spoon vegetables and sauce onto platter around pork.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
341
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
891mg
891%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
43g
43%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 5 1/2 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.