Rosemary Pork Roast with Carrots

Serve herb roasted pork loin with veggies for a filling dinner tonight.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

Olive oil cooking spray
1
boneless pork center loin roast (about 2 1/2 lb)
2
teaspoons dried rosemary leaves, crushed
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
lb ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
1
large sweet onion, cut into 16 wedges
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with olive oil cooking spray. Remove fat from pork. Spray pork with cooking spray; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of the rosemary, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper. Place in center of pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix carrots, onion, garlic powder, the remaining teaspoon rosemary and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Arrange vegetable mixture around pork; spray vegetables with cooking spray.
  • 3 Roast uncovered 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted into center of pork reads 155°F and vegetables are tender. Remove from heat; cover with foil and let stand 10 minutes until thermometer reads 160°F. Slice pork; serve with vegetables.

Expert Tips

Pork loin is a lean protein choice. Protein supplies amino acids that give structure to the body in skin, cell membranes and muscles.

Angel food cake with sliced fresh peaches makes a tasty dessert after this dish.

Letting the pork roast stand 10 minutes before carving helps retain the juices.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
310%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.