Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
1 Hour 5 Mins
Stand Time
10 Mins
Makes 8 servings

If you'd rather not mess with tying the roast, ask the butcher to do it for you.

Perfect Partner: 2005 DelFosse, Cabernet Franc, Virginia; 2005 Columbia Crest, Two Vines Vineyard 10 Red, Washington


How to Make It

Step 1

Tie pork with kitchen string, securing at 2-inch intervals. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Stir together garlic and next 3 ingredients. Rub over pork.

Step 2

Light 1 side of a grill, heating to 350° to 400° (medium-high); leave other side unlit. Place pork over lit side, and grill, covered with grill lid, 8 to 10 minutes on each side or until browned. Move pork over unlit side, and grill, covered with grill lid, 45 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 145° to 150°. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with Fruit Compote.

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Ratings & Reviews

summertime grilling

May 14, 2015
Wonderful dinner, came out perfect on the grill. The only changes I made were using less salt and made my own compote heating apricot preserves with some Chardonnay wine. Delicious!

HumaneEccentric's Review

November 29, 2012
I made this in 2008, in the oven instead of the grill and it turned out fantastic! I can imagine just how much better this would be on the grill. (I didn't think to rate it till now.) I'm about to make it tonight but with thick pork chops. The fruit compote is just out-of-this-world-crazy good with this pork loin! I haven't been big on fruit compotes like this in the past, but it really compliments the pork. You MUST try it. Much thanks to Anne Trulock for this wonderful is truly a keeper for us!