Okay, this little beauty of a recipe is a comfort food of mine. My mom always made it when I was growing up and I tried my hand at it for the first time last weekend. Talk about a simple recipe.
Tuscan Pork Roast
3lb Pork Loin
3 cloves minced garlic
2 tbs. Olive Oil
1 tbs. Fennel (crushed)
1 tbs. Rosemary (crumbled)
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
Mix rub together and rub into meat. You can let it marinate for up to 8 hours in the fridge, but it's still great if you forgo the marinating time.
Cook at 350F until the center temperature is 170. (For a 4" diameter roast it takes about 2 hours.)
Cut into 1/2 slices. 1 roast will feed 4-6 people.
So yummy!!! (And for an extra yummy factor, I doubled the rub recipe so every bite had a ton of rub on it!!!)
I served it with salad, mashed potatoes and Cabernet Sauvignon. Perfect Sunday dinner.