Baked Pork Loin Roast

Southern Living
This simple pork loin recipe is great alone and leftovers will make great sandwiches.
Makes 8 to 10 servings

Ingredients

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1 (3- to 4-lb.) boneless pork loin
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons pepper

Preparation

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
Stand: 15 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Trim boneless pork loin roast. Rinse and pat dry. Rub roast with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; place in an aluminum foil-lined 13- x 9-inch pan.

2. Bake at 350° for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 150°. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing.

Baked Pork Butt Roast: Substitute 1 (4- to 5-lb.) boneless pork shoulder roast (Boston butt) for boneless pork loin roast. Prepare recipe as directed in Step 1. Bake at 350° for 4 to 4 1/2 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 180°. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing. Makes 8 to 10 servings. Prep: 10 min., Bake: 4 hr.

Created date

January 2009