Feel the chill in the air? It’s time to start bringing comfort foods back into the mix. Here’s a great pork recipe for a cool autumnal evening. Serve with roasted potatoes, carrots, and applesauce. What more could you ask for – you are looking at Fall on a plate!
1 Tbsp all purpose flour
2 tsp dried basil
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 ½ tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
3-4 pound boneless pork loin roast
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 medium apple, cut into wedges
1 medium onion, cut into wedges
1 medium lemon, cut into wedges
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a small bowl combine flour, basil, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Rub mixture over pork roast.
Quickly brown pork on all sides in a skillet with 2 Tbsp vegetable oil. Place pork fat side up into a roasting pan. Scatter apples and onions around the meat. Squeeze one wedge of lemon over the pork and add remaining wedges around the pan.
Roast for 1-1 ½ hours or until meat thermometer reads 145 degrees. Remove roast from pan and tent with foil. Allow roast to sit for 15 minutes before slicing.
Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 265
Grams protein per serving: 35