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Pork Loin Roast with Veggies

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Pork Loin Roast with Veggies
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  • Makes: 6 Servings

A perfect recipe for meat and potatoes fans. Enjoy this recipe with a fresh side salad, and a piece of fruit for dessert. 

Ingredients

  • 2 cup onions, cut in wedges (about 1/2 pound or 2 medium )
  • 2 cup potatoes, diced (about 12 ounces or medium)
  • 2 cup baby carrots (or 3/4 pound regular carrots, sliced)
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil (divided)
  • 1 1/4 pound pork loin
  • 3 teaspoon brown sugar (1 Tablespoon)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. In a bowl mix veggies with 1 tablespoon oil, salt, and pepper.

3. Lay veggies around the edge of a 9"x13" pan and put in oven.

4. Use a small bowl to make the rub. Mix the brown sugar, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in the bowl.

5. Sprinkle the rub over the loin. Press gently so the rub sticks to the roast. Wash your hands after handling the raw meat.

6. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the loin. Brown the sides of meat. Turn after about 2-3 minutes per side.

7. Transfer the pork to the center of the pan with veggies. Bake for about 40 minutes. A meat thermometer should read 145°F. Check the temperature after 30 minutes in the oven.

8. Remove from oven. Let set for 5 minutes. Slice and serve.

Notes

Wash and cut potatoes and onion into chunks about the same size as baby carrots.

Use a meat thermometer. Cooked pork can be pink even when the meat has reached a safe temperature.

For safety and quality, allow meat to rest for at least three minutes before slicing.

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Source: Iowa State University Extension. Spend Smart. Eat Smart.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: Approx. 3 oz. meat and 1 cup veggies, 1/6 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Calories 229
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 44 mg
Sodium 172 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 16 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 40 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 601 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 229
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 44 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars 2 g
Protein 16 g
Minerals
Calcium 40 mg
Potassium 601 mg
Sodium 172 mg
Copper 173 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 35 mg
Phosphorus 179 mg
Selenium 20 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 392 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 14 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 12 mcg
Folate 31 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 5 mg
Choline 50 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 cups
Protein Foods
1 3/4 ounces

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