Roasted Pork Loin with Rosemary
1 1/2 pounds boneless pork loin roast
3 garlic cloves, peeled and mashed
1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
vegetable cooking spray
1/3 cup dry white wine
rosemary sprigs for garnish (optional)
With a sharp knife, make slits in the pork every inch or so at regular
Combine the garlic, rosemary, olive oil, pepper, and salt (if using) in a small
bowl. Rub the mixture over the roast and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or
Before you are ready to roast the pork, preheat oven to 400°F.
Spray an oven proof roasting pan with cooking spray and place the roast in it.
Roast until an instant-reading meat thermometer registers 160°F, about 1 1/4
hours, basting once. Transfer the pork to a warmed platter. Keep warm.
Pour off any fat in the roasting pan. Deglaze the pan with wine and reduce over
high heat, scraping up all the cooked bits, until the wine is reduced by 1/3.
To serve, slice in thin slices and spoon the wine sauce over the slices. Garnish
with rosemary sprigs, if desired.
Makes 6 servings.
Per serving: 203 calories (48% calories from fat), 24 g protein, 11 g total fat
(3.3 g saturated fat), 1 g carbohydrate, 59 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium
Exchanges: 3 1/2 lean meat