* We evidently can’t get enough of bacon, since a third of pork consumed is via bacon. No surprise there!
This seasoned pork loin roast is affordable, elegant and perfect for your dinner, and any time you want to feed your guests well.
Bill and I were amazed how delicious it was.
Leftovers for sandwiches? Now that's a bonus!
Seasoned Pork Loin Roast w/Basting Sauce
1 (5 pounds) pork loin roast
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons rosemary
2 tablespoons sage
2 tablespoons thyme
2 tablespoons parsley
2 tablespoons sea salt
2 tablespoons seasoned pepper
Basting sauce, recipe below
Preheat oven to 350°.
Rub outside of the roast with oil.
Mix remaining ingredients in a small bowl and liberally season all sides of the roast.
Place the roast on a rack on top of a roasting pan.
Bake, uncovered, 2 to 2½ hours, until thermometer registers 155°.
Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the basting ingredients.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
Brush over roast occassionally while baking.
Let roast stand 10 minutes before slicing.
About 18 servings
3 cups water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons dried minced onion
½ teaspoon garlic salt
½ teaspoon seasoned pepper
½ teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
½ teaspoon lemon zest