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Roast Pork with Garlic and Thyme

  • Author: Roz | La Bella Vita Cucina
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You’ll never, EVER find a better pork roast recipe than this one. Trust me: People will beg you for this recipe! Thank you Mr. Claiborne!


Units Scale

  • 1 4lb. pork loin

Combine the following in a small bowl

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 34 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • salt and fresh pepper to taste


  1. Sprinkle on the pork roast: Mrs. Dash, Nature’s Seasons, and/or Accent (if you can’t handle MSG, eliminate the Accent . . . this is just our family preference . . . all of these spices were personally added to the original recipe).
  2. Rub the olive oil/garlic/thyme mixture onto (and into if it opens) the 4 lb. pork loin.
  3. Place the fat side up on a flat rack placed in an uncovered roasting pan.
  4. Roast for 2 1/2 hours at 350 degrees
  5. OR
  6. for 45 minutes per pound.
  7. With a meat thermometer, it should be 185 degrees inside when done.

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