Want to try a dish that looks complicated but is actually very simple? A stunning but EASY Garlic Pork Loin Roast is the way to go and you’ll love the savings by making this for your family dinners. Everything about this is quick, simple and utterly delicious. Garlic Pork Loin Roast sounds like it would be a hard dish to make, but it actually takes almost no time at all. Part of the magic of this dish is the cut of the meat we are using. A pork loin (very different from the tenderloin) is a great cut of meat that comes with its own built in baster because of a thin fat cap it has along the top of the cut of meat.
It’s wicked delicious and if you’re a gravy lover, you’ll obsess over this mushroom gravy (check our recipe). The pork roast is juicy and tender because of the gravy’s rich, flavorful and perfect with the slices of pork roast. Absolutely a go to dish to serve to family and friends.
Why is Pork Roast easy to make?
It’s made without fussing with blow dryers, boiling hot water, or leaving the pork to air dry in the fridge overnight. But don’t take our word for it, try it yourself and discover.
It’s simple to make without any special equipment, and works Every. Single. Time.
The secret ingredient is always LOVE
Tips for Garlic Pork Loin Roast
Forget all the fussing other recipes recommend for perfect pork loin roast! Just follow these easy steps:
- Use rolled boneless pork loin.
- No need to score just poke the meat.
- Roast uncovered for the whole time.
- Keep the surface level by using scrunched up balls of foil. Because if the surface is level so is the heat distribution.
- You can also roast potatoes along with the pork to complete the dish.
Garlic Pork Loin Roast
- 1 kilo pork loin (rolled)
- 1/8 tsp pepper
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp dried thyme
- 8 cloves garlic (slightly crushed)
- Wash thoroughly and pat dry the rolled pork loin with kitchen paper towels.
- When the pork loin is properly dry. Poke the loin with a knife or fork. Then Rub with salt, pepper and dried thyme.
- Using a knife make a hole big enough to squeeze in the garlic cloves.
- Distribute the garlic evenly around the pork loin.
- Cover the pork loin with cling film and let marinate for 30 minutes.
- While waiting for pork to marinate. Pre-heat the oven to 220C/430F.
- When finished marinating. Place the pork in a baking tray with aluminum foil.
- Put in the oven and let cook for 40 minutes. Turning it over to cook all sides.
- After 40 minutes. Immediately turn oven down to 160C/320F (standard) or 140C/290F (fan) and let roast for another 20 minutes.
- When done roasting, put it on a chopping board and cut into desired slices. Pour in gravy and serve. Bon Appetit.