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Grilled Garlic-Sage Pork Roast

grilled garlic-sage pork roast Entree
Grilled Garlic-Sage Pork Roast
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 6

Betty Crocker's Diabetes Cookbook and Heart Healthy Cookbook share a recipe! Garlic, sage and olive oil are the secrets to a delicious and tender pork roast. MORE+ LESS-

August 25, 2017

Ingredients

8
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3
tablespoons chopped fresh sage leaves
2
tablespoons olive or canola oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
boneless center-cut pork loin roast (1 1/2 lb)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, stir together garlic, sage, oil, salt and pepper. Rub garlic mixture over pork.
  • 2
    Carefully brush oil on grill rack. Place pork on grill over medium heat. Cover; cook 35 to 40 minutes, turning occasionally, until meat thermometer inserted into center of pork reads 155°. Remove from grill; cover with foil and let stand 5 minutes until thermometer reads 160°F.
  • 3
    To serve, cut pork across grain into thin slices. Garnish with additional fresh sage leaves if desired.

Expert Tips

  • Pork is a good source of zinc, which is important in energy metabolism and for growth and development.
  • Complete the meal by adding 1/2 cup cooked linguine, a small slice of French bread and 1/2 cup steamed asparagus for each serving to get 2 1/2 Carbohydrate Choices.
  • For moist and tender pork, look for roasts that have been injected with a brine solution.
  • Roast Directions: Heat oven to 400ºF. Place pork on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of pork and does not rest in fat. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until meat thermometer reads 155°F. Remove from oven; cover with foil and let stand 5 minutes until thermometer reads 160°F.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
21%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
24%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
340mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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