Garlic Studded Roast Pork Loin - The Lemon Bowl
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Roasted Pork Loin with Studded Garlic

A simple pork loin gets a major flavor boost from 12 cloves of garlic thinly sliced and stuffed throughout the roast before hitting the oven.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword pork
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 313kcal
Author Liz DellaCroce

Ingredients

  • 2 pound pork loin roast boneless
  • 8 cloves garlic peeled and sliced in thirds
  • 3 tablespoons Greek seasoning or spice blend of choice
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees and live a roasting pan with foil.
  • Place pork loin roast in the pan and carefully use a pairing knife to poke small holes throughout.
  • Using your finger, insert garlic slices into all of the holes.
  • Combine the Greek seasoning, salt and pepper and rub all over the roast. Take a minute or two and give the roast some real love making sure that the seasoning is evenly coated.
  • Roast pork loin until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees (about 45-60 minutes depending on size of roast.) Let rest 10 minutes before thinly slicing.

Notes

Leftovers are great on salads, sandwiches and more. Make extra!

Nutrition

Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.2g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 14.5g | Saturated Fat: 5.1g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 654mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 0.1g