Herbed Pork Roast

Southern Living
We loved this roast with gravy. We used Knorr Classic Brown Gravy Mix prepared according to package directions.
Makes 8 servings


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1 (4- to 5-lb.) untrimmed pork loin roast
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
Kitchen string
5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary


Prep: 26 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 6 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 425°. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Tie pork with kitchen string, securing at 2-inch intervals.

2. Cook pork, fat side down, in 3 Tbsp. hot oil in a stainless-steel skillet over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Place, fat side up, on a wire rack in an aluminum foil-lined roasting pan. Remove kitchen string; make 5 (1/2-inch-deep) cuts in pork.

3. Stir together sage, next 3 ingredients, and remaining 2 Tbsp. oil. Stuff herb mixture into slits in pork.

4. Bake at 425° for 30 to 40 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 150°. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Created date

October 2009