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Simply Roasted Pork


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Ingredients

1/2 cup apricot preserves
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dried oregano
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (3-pound) boneless pork loin, trimmed
Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 425°.


Place the preserves in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, and cook 10 minutes or until melted. Keep warm over low heat.


Combine salt, oregano, garlic powder, and pepper; rub evenly over pork. Place pork on a rack coated with cooking spray; place rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake at 425° for 30 minutes. Brush 1/4 cup preserves evenly over pork. Bake an additional 10 minutes. Brush remaining preserves evenly over pork. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until thermometer registers 155° (slightly pink). Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.


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Notes

This makes an amazing roast...extremely flavorful and juicy. Recipe is from Cooking Light. I used the meat in making my beef egg roll wraps (as a substitute for the beef) and the arugula, pesto and red pepper sandwiches that I will post next. I froze most of it. Will most likely make some tex mex avocado wraps with it next.

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