Low Carb Cheese-Stuffed Pork Roast - 3 Net Carbs

Recipe by mariposa13
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READY IN: 2hrs 5mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    ounces frozen spinach, defrosted and drained (1/3 cup)
  • 2
    (5 1/4 ounce) packages laughing cow herb and garlic flavored spreadable cheese
  • 12
    cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1
    teaspoon thyme, chopped fresh
  • 34
    teaspoon salt, divided
  • 12
    teaspoon fresh black pepper, divided
  • 4
    lbs center cut pork loin roast
  • 1
    tablespoon virgin olive oil
  • 1 12
    teaspoons cornstarch, subsitute (low carb, like thick-it-up)
  • 34
  • 34
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 450*F.
  • Combine spinach, cheese, walnuts, thyme, 1/4 tsp salt, and 1/8 tsp pepper in medium bowl. Set aside.
  • Slice pork loin almost in half crosswise, taking care not to cut all the way through.
  • Open up like a bok and lay loin flat.
  • Spoon stuffing along bottom half of loin.
  • Fold loin closed, covering stuffing.
  • Use kitchen twice to tie roast together.
  • Brush top and sides of roast with oil and season with remaining 1/2 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp pepper.
  • Set roast on a rack in shallow roasting pan.
  • Transfer to oven, reduce temp to 350*F, and roast until done to taste, about 55 min for medium.
  • Transfer roast to cutting board and let stand 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, strain pan drippings and discard excess fat.
  • Return drippings to pan.
  • Add thickener, wine, and broth to the pan juices and cook over med heat, stirring constantly, until mixture bubbles and thickens, about 5 minute.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Remove twine from roast and cut into 1/2-inch slices; serve with pan sauce.
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