How to Cook Pork Loins


When you're tired of steak, fish or chicken, pork loins are a great alternative. Just as universal as chicken, this pork dish can be flavored any way you like.

Things You'll Need

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbs. dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 lbs. boneless pork loin
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  • Crush garlic and combine with the rosemary, salt and pepper until a paste is formed.

  • Stab the pork a few times with a fork, so the meat will cook in its own juices.

  • Rub the meat with the garlic paste mixture and the olive oil.

  • Place pork loins in a large baking dish and cook for 2 hours. Turn after 1 hour of cooking, constantly spooning juices on top of loins.

  • Check the loins using a meat thermometer before removing from oven, as pork should be at 170 degrees F or higher. When they are done, remove loins from the oven and place on a platter.

  • Serve with juices from the pan.

Tips & Warnings

  • These pork loins taste great with mashed potatoes and green beans.
  • Use other herbs and seasonings of your choice for a different flavor.
  • Cover with aluminum foil to retain more juice.
  • Don't let the meat dry out. Using the juices will keep the pork loins tender.

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