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Roast pork loin

Roast pork loin

Ingredients 10
Servings 4-6
Time 1hr 30min


  • 1
    (1–2kg) boneless pork loin roast
  • 20
    garlic paste
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 30
    olive oil
  • 2
    medium apples, quartered
  • 1
    large red onion, cut into eighths
  • 30
    unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 2
    fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 2
    fresh sage sprigs
  • 65
    maple syrup



Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to200°C.

Rub the garlic paste evenly over all sides of the pork loin.

Tie the pork with a string to keep its shape.

Set aside at room temperature for30 minutes.

Heat oil in a heavy based frying pan over medium-high heat.

Add the pork and sear on all sides until it’s deep golden-brown.

Transfer the pork loin to a plate.

Turn off the heat, but keep pan on the stove.

Scatter the apples, onion, butter, rosemary and sage on the pan.

Drizzle with the maple syrup.

Nestle the browned pork loin on top of the onion, apples, and herbs, and pour in any accumulated juices from the plate.

Roast the pork loin for about 1 hour. Transfer the pork to a clean cutting board and let it rest for 20 minutes.

Serve the sliced pork with the onion and apple pieces.

Drizzle with some of the pan drippings.



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