Roast Pork Loin With Dijon Herb Crust

Recipe by mermaidmagic
READY IN: 1hr 45mins




  • Set the oven at 450 degrees.
  • Use a small, sharp knife to make tiny slits all over the meat.
  • Insert pieces of garlic in the slits.
  • Pull the rosemary and sage from their stems.
  • Finely chop the herbs and transfer them to a bowl.
  • With a fork, mash the mustard in to the leaves.
  • Add olive oil, a few drops at a time.
  • Blend in salt, pepper, and flour.
  • Place the pork, fat side up, in a roasting pan fitted with a rack.
  • With the back of a spoon, spread the herb mixture all over the meat.
  • Transfer the pork to the hot oven and roast it for 30 minutes.
  • Turn the oven temperature down to 350 degrees.
  • Continue cooking the pork for 50 to 60 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the pork registers 155 degrees.
  • Pork is done at 160 degrees; the temperature will rise 5 degrees as the meat rests in a warm place.