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Want to make an easy, but delicious meal? Try this Brown Sugar Garlic Pork Loin recipe from Dinner then Dessert – it will sure to become a family favorite instantly! Serve the pork loin with roasted carrots and potatoes for a healthy balanced meal. This fantastic pork dish takes about 45 minutes to make from start to finish!
Ingredients:
  • 2 lb pork loin , trimmed of excess fat
  • 4 garlic cloves , minced
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 lbs carrots , peeled and sliced
  • 2 lbs potatoes , scrubbed and cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup canola oil , for vegetables
  • salt and pepper , to taste
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix 1/4 cup canola oil, salt and pepper with sliced carrots and potatoes.
  3. Mix 1 tbsp canola oil, brown sugar, garlic and rub all over pork loin.
  4. On one large cookie sheet, put down some foil and add the carrots and potatoes.
  5. Spread apart the vegetables to make an opening in the pan for the pork and then add the pork to the pan.
  6. Roast the pork and vegetables for 40-50 minutes, or until a meat thermometer registers at 150 degrees in the center of the roast.
  7. Open your oven and remove the pork onto a plate or cutting board to let it rest and cover it with a piece of foil.
  8. Let the pork rest for 5-10 minutes, then remove the veggies from the oven once you are ready to serve the pork.

 

There is still time to stop in and try this week’s Pork Month feature – Pan-fried Boneless Pork Loin with a Garlic-basil pesto gravy sauce!