Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

From Paula Deen's magazine.


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. With a sharp knife, cut slits in loin between the pork flesh and the bone.
  3. Place pork loin, skin side up, in a large roasting pan.
  4. Add heads of garlic.
  5. Cut the garlic cloves into pieces, and place into slits in the pork.
  6. With hands, rub olive oil and sea salt over the skin side of the loin.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes, or until skin is crisp and golden.
  8. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees, and cook pork for an additional 35-40 minutes.