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Honey-Roasted Pork

Yield Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (2- to 3-pound) boneless pork loin roast
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons mixed or black peppercorns, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Garnish: watercress sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Place roast on a lightly greased rack in a shallow, aluminum foil-lined roasting pan.

  2. Combine honey and next 4 ingredients; brush half of mixture over roast.

  3. Bake at 325° for 1 hour; brush with remaining honey mixture. Bake 30 more minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted in thickest portion of roast registers 155°. Cover lightly with foil; let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Garnish, if desired.