Roasted Pork Loin With Herbs and Potatoes

Roast pork loin and potatoes
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Ratings (30)
  • Total: 2 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 105 mins
  • Yield: 8 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
356 Calories
20g Fat
9g Carbs
35g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 356
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 109mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 35g
Calcium 38mg 3%
*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 roast pork loin recipe with potatoes is a snap to prepare and cook. The pork roast is rubbed with basic seasonings and they it's roasted to perfection with potatoes. I use fingerlings or small whole new potatoes if they're available. Red-skinned potatoes or Yukon gold are good choices as well.

Serve the roast with steamed vegetables and a salad for an extra-special family meal. This roast makes a great Sunday dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork loin roast, about 3 to 4 pounds
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 4 to 6 medium potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 to 2 teaspoon freeze-dried or fresh chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to  325 F (165 C/Gas 3).

  2. Rub pork loin with 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons thyme, then sprinkle with salt and pepper; place pork loin in a shallow roasting pan.

  3. Roast in the preheated oven for 50 to 55 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, peel and quarter potatoes; cook in boiling water for about 8 to 10 minutes.

  5. Drain, let cool, and place potatoes in a large bowl; toss with olive oil, 1 teaspoon dried thyme, chives, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, and salt and pepper.

  6. Place potatoes around pork loin; roast an additional 45 to 60 minutes, or until pork registers at least 145 F on a thermometer.

  7. Cover roast pork loin with foil and let stand for about 15 minutes before slicing.

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