Italian Roast Pork with Rosemary

Here's a roast for all seasons! Capture authentic Italian taste with a blend of rosemary and garlic for pork with unforgettable flavor.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 0

Ingredients

1
pork loin roast, 2 1/2 to 3 pounds
2
tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves
4
garlic cloves
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Trim fat from pork. Finely chop rosemary and garlic together. Make 8 to 10 deep cuts, about 2 inches apart, in pork, using sharp knife. Insert small amounts of garlic mixture in cuts. Sprinkle salt and pepper over pork.
  • 2 Melt butter in shallow roasting pan in oven. Sprinkle onion over butter. Place pork in pan; drizzle with oil. Insert meat themometer so tip is in center of thickest part of pork and does not rest in fat. roast uncovered 50 to 60 minutes or until thermometer reads 155°F. Cover with tent of aluminum foil and let stand 15 to 20 minutes or until thermometer reads 160°F. (Temperature will continue to rise about 5°F, and pork will be eaiser to carve.)

Expert Tips

Garnish with extra rosemary sprigs for a pretty presentation.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
160 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18 g
18 %
(Saturated Fat
5 g,
5 %
),
Cholesterol
70 mg
70 %;
Sodium
350 mg
350 %;
Total Carbohydrate
1 g
1 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
23 g
23 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.