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Boneless Pork Loin Roast with Herbed Pepper Rub

Sliced boneless pork loin roast with herbed pepper

Here’s a classic recipe for pork loin that uses an herbed pepper rub a savory flavor.

Pork makes an excellent alternative for holiday entertaining and this easy recipe keeps it moist and flavorful.

Recipe courtesy National Pork Board.


Makes 6-8 servings, with leftovers


Pork Loin Roast Ingredients

• 1 3-pound boneless pork loin roast


Herbed Pepper Rub Ingredients

• 2 tablespoons black pepper, cracked

• 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated

• 2 teaspoons dried basil

• 2 teaspoons dried rosemary

• 2 teaspoons dried thyme

• 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

• 1/4 teaspoon salt


Pat pork dry with paper towel. In small bowl, combine all rub ingredients well and apply to all surfaces of the pork roast. Place roast in a shallow pan and roast in a 350 degrees F. oven for 1 hour (20 minutes per pound), until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145 degrees F. Remove roast from oven; let rest about 10 minutes before slicing to serve.

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Bobbie Hasselbring

RFT founder and the website's former editor-in-chief, Bobbie Hasselbring has been a travel junkie her entire life. She's been an award-winning writer and editor for more than 25 years and author of the regional food-travel bestsellers, The Chocolate Lover’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest and The Chocolate Lover’s Guide Cookbook.