Roasted Pork Loin Recipe

Garlic Parmesan Pork Loin is the Perfect Comfort Food for a Family Dinner.

Roasted pork loin recipe is one of the cheapest and easiest meal to serve a big crowd.



Roasted Pork Loin Recipe | Garlic Parmesan Pork Loin


Total Time:
1 Hour 40 Minutes - 1 Hour 43 Minutes
Prep Time
: 5-8 Minutes  

Inactive Cook Time: 1 Hour 35 Minutes
Serving: 4-6

I love garlic Parmesan flavor in almost everything.  If you love big flavors, but not a fan of hot and spicy dishes, this is for you.


Tips and Tricks

Since my family is not an onion fan, I replaced it with celery ribs.  If you choose to use onions, use 2 medium size or 1 big yellow onion and cut into wedges.

If pork loin is not cooked through after checking with meat thermometer, cover it back with foil and cook it again in the oven with 15 minutes increment until meat is cooked.





Roasted Pork Loin Recipe and Directions

Ingredients
4 lbs Boneless Pork Loin
1 lb Baby Carrots
2 lbs Baby Yukon Potatoes
6-8 stalks Celery Ribs (cut about 3-4” long)

For Marinade
1.5 tsp Garlic Powder
1/3 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese (use the one in pasta aisle; not the freshly grated one)
1 pinch of Red Pepper Flakes
1/2 tsp Italian Seasonings
1 tbsp Dry Parsley Flakes
1 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Ground Black Pepper

For Gravy
3 tbsp All-Purpose Flour
3 tbsp Butter
2 cup or 1 14-oz Can Chicken Broth
1 tsp Garlic Powder
1/4 cup Freshly Grated Parmesan Cheese
1/2 tsp Italian Seasonings
1 tbsp Dry Parsley Flakes
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Combine marinade ingredients into a big mixing bowl and add pork loin.  Use your hands to cover and massage the meat with marinade.  Cover bowl with plastic wrap and chill meat overnight.
  2. Let meat sit in room temperature for an hour before roasting.
  3. Preheat oven at 425F.
  4. Line a roasting pan with foil for easy clean up later and transfer meat into the pan.
  5. Roast meat uncovered for first 35 minutes.
  6. Add all vegetables into the same pan with meat and cover with foil.  Continue to roast for another hour until meat reaches instant temperature 170F on meat thermometer.
  7. Take everything out of the oven and let it rest in room temperature for 8-10 minutes.
  8. While waiting, make roux.  In a medium sauce pan at medium high heat, whisk to combine flour and butter.  Let roux cook for about a minute.  When it starts bubbling, whisk in chicken broth until gravy is thick.
  9. Stir in garlic powder and Italian seasonings.  Stir in Parmesan cheese.  Once it is melted, stir in parsley flakes; then salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Carve meat and serve gravy along and enjoy.




Roasted Pork Loin Recipe Steps with Photos

Garlic Parmesan marinadeCombine all marinade ingredients together in a big mixing bowl.
Pork loin in marinadeMassage meat with marinade and chill in the fridge overnight.
Pork loin in roasting panTransfer meat to a foil-lined roasting pan and roast for 35 minutes uncovered.
Pork loin roasted for 35 minutesLooking really good already! But there is another hour to go.
Vegetables with partially cooked pork loinAdd vegetables and cover with foil. Continue to cook everything in the oven for anther hour.
Cooked garlic Parmesan pork loin with vegetablesRest in room temperature for 8-10 minutes before carving.
Flour and butterWhile meat is resting, combine butter and flour in a medium saucepan.
Making rouxWhisk to combine to make roux.
Thickened sauceWhisk in chicken broth until gravy is thick.
Gravy with herbs and seasoningsAdd garlic powder and Italian seasonings.
Parmesan cheese in gravyWhisk in freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
Parsley in gravyStir in dry Parsley flakes.
Garlic Parmesan gravy is readySalt and pepper to taste gravy.
Carved pork loinCarve meat.
Garlic Parmesan pork loin dinner is ready.ENJOY!


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