Oct 7

Garlic Herb Crusted Pork Roast

Fall is my favorite time of year. And here we are in early October, when unfortunately it still feels like summer! Our AC is on, the humidity is soaring, and temps are high. Meanwhile, the leaves are coming down, football is in full force, and I’m craving fall foods.

Oh, and did I mention I’m doing Whole30 again this month? That kind of puts a dent in that whole apple pie thing. But there’s still plenty of great foods that are “legal”. Like this great main dish.

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Your kitchen will smell amazing while this is in the oven. The perfect fall main dish. Which, by the way, takes 5 minutes to prep. Yesssss.

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Garlic Herb Crusted Pork Roast
adapted from My Gourmet Connection

1 (2.5 pound) boneless pork roast
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
5 garlic cloves, chopped
salt and pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons dried sage
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
1-2 teaspoons grated orange zest

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bring pork to room temp. Pat down with a paper towel.

In a bowl, combine oil, garlic and spices. Rub pork with mixture. Line a baking pan with foil and roast for around 60 minutes.

Remove from oven and tent with foil. Let rest for 15 minutes before carving.

Serves 6.

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