Prep 0 mins
Cook 2 hrs
This pork loin is very easy to make and comes out delicious and juicy every time. It’s a real crowd-pleaser, especially served with mashed potatoes.
- 3 lbs pork loin
- 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 small chopped onion
- 1⁄4 cup olive oil
- Heat oven to 350°F.
- Melt butter in roasting pan and sauté onion.
- Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
- Rub over loin.
- Place loin on onions in roasting pan.
- Roast until center reaches 160°F.
This was really, really good! My pork loin was a bit over 2 lbs. I used an oven-safe skillet to cook it in, since my only roasting pan was way too large. Took just a bit less than 1 hour to reach 160Â°. The onions that weren't covered by the meat were dark brown, caramelized and delicious. I sliced the meat, stirred the onions and pan drippings together and poured them over the slices. So good and so easy to make!
This recipe gets 5 stars, hands down just for how juicy & moist it was! I used a 2 lb tenderloin, prepared as directed & then roasted it at 390* for about 25 minutes (to 160 degrees). The flavor, although very good, was a little bland for our tastes. We dipped it in some fresh horseradish & think we might add a dab of that to the rub next time. Cause there WILL be a next time! Thanks for sharing LadyBell! Made, enjoyed & reviewed for Pick-A-Chef Spring 2008.
I halved this recipe and used pork chops rather than a pork loin. It was so easy and the end result was really tasty!! I loved the garlic and onions, and with the olive oil, it helped keep the pork moist. Yum! Thanks!!