Cornbread Stuffed Pork Loin

Cornbread stuffed pork loin

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  • Total: 60 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yield: 1 pork loin (6 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
759 Calories
31g Fat
68g Carbs
56g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 pork loin (6 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 759
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 11g 53%
Cholesterol 176mg 59%
Sodium 1005mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 10g 35%
Protein 56g
Calcium 119mg 9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This pork loin is filled with a traditional cornbread stuffing. If you put a drip pan under the roast during the indirect cooking phase and add some water to it, you will end up with the makings of a delicious gravy. Remember not to let the drip pan dry out or the drippings will burn.

Ingredients

  • 1 2-pound/475 mL boneless pork loin
  • 4 cups/950 mL crumbled cornbread
  • 1 cup/240 mL chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL pine nuts (lightly toasted)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL butter
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL fresh sage (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL salt
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. In a skillet, melt butter.

  2. Add onions and garlic and cook until tender.

  3. Add sage and cook for about 30 seconds.

  4. Remove from heat and add 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL salt, 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL black pepper, cornbread, onion, pine nuts, and egg.

  5. Stir, adding the chicken broth slowly until it becomes spreadable.

  6. The stuffing should look like stuffing. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  7. Preheat grill and prepare for indirect grilling. 

  8. Butterfly or roll cut pork loin. Spread stuffing over the pork loin and roll-up.

  9. Secure with kitchen twine. Season with remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper. Place pork loin on grill over direct heat. Turn every two minutes until the surface of the pork loin is nice and seared. Move to​ an indirect portion of the grill and continue cooking for about 30 minutes or until the meat reaches an internal temperature of 165 F/74 C. Remove from grill and let rest for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove twine, slice and serve.