Roast pork loin with rosemary

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Roast Pork with Rosemary
Roast Pork with Rosemary
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Bit of effort

  • Costs: Mid-price

Keep your pork simple with this easy roast recipe - perfect to warm you through and through. Roast in the oven for 2hrs infused in fresh rosemary for a delicious flavour. Your meat will be tender and succulent when it comes out of the oven. Serve with roasted potatoes and Yorkshire puddings for a family feast on Sunday.


  • 4 garlic leaves, finely chopped
  • 2tbsp sea salt
  • 1.5kg (3lb 5oz) loin of pork, French trimmed, crackling scored in squares
  • 8 tbsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • Olive oil, for basting

It's better to use pork on the bone, which gives more flavour, although you can use boneless pork.


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C (180C fan ove, 400F, gas mark 6).
  2. Rub the garlic and salt over the entire surface of the joint. Rub 2tbsp of the chopped rosemary over the joint as well.
  3. Sprinkle generously with olive oil and the rest of the rosemary, and roast in the preheated oven for 2 hrs, basting from time to time with fresh olive oil.
  4. 4 Reduce the heat to 180 C (160deg;C fan, 350F, gas mark 4) and roast for a further 30 mins. Eat hot, or leave to cool completely.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 340(kcal)
  • Fat 24.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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