Healthy Recipe | Herb-Stuffed Pork Loin

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (3 lbs)
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup chives, minced
  • 4 tsp rubbed sage
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2-3/4 tsp pepper divided
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Start about a third in from one side, make a length-wise slit down the roast within 1/2 inch of bottom. Turn roast over and make another slit, starting from opposite side. Open roast so it lays flat; cover with plastic wrap. Flatten to 3/4 inch thickness, remove plastic wrap.
  2. Combine mustard and garlic; rub 2/3 of mixture over roast. Combine chives, sage, thyme, rosemary and 3/4 tsp pepper and 1/2 tsp salt. Sprinkle 2/3 of herb mixture over roast. Roll up jelly-style starting wtih long side; tie with kitchen string. Rub oil over roast; sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper.
  3. Bake for 1 hour. Remove and brush remaining mixture of roast. Bake 20-25 minutes longer until thermometer reads 160 degrees.
  4. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

Servings: 1 oz pork = 1 protein