Italian Herb-Crusted Pork Loin


Italian Herb-Crusted Pork Loin

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This roast will make you feel like it's Sunday at Grandma's house! Nothing could be easier to prep, just make sure you respect the standing time to prevent moisture loss when slicing.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Standing Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 330 kcal


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast, about 3-4 pounds
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 1/2 pounds baby gold potatoes


  • Wash vegetables, then peel and quarter the onion; finely chop garlic, trim ends from carrots and cut in half lengthwise; cut potatoes in half.
  • In a small bowl, mix oil, garlic, herbs, and pepper; rub mixture all over the outside of the roast.
  • Place vegetables in a 13 x 9 baking dish and place roast on top, fat side up. Cover and refrigerate for one hour.
  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Cover the dish with foil and roast for 20 minutes.
  • Reduce oven to 425 degrees and continue to cook for another 30-40 minutes. Vegetables should be tender and meat should read a temperature of 145 degrees on a thermometer.
  • Remove from oven and use foil to tent over the meat and vegetables. Let stand for 20 minutes before slicing.
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