Mom’s Garlic Pork Roast
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours + standing
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1/2 medium green pepper, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
- 8 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 bone-in pork loin roast (5 pounds)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, mix celery, green pepper, green onions and garlic.
- Place roast in a roasting pan, fat side up. With a sharp knife, make deep slits into top of roast, cutting between ribs. Fill slits with vegetable mixture. Sprinkle roast with salt and cayenne.
- Roast until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°), 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours. Remove roast from oven; tent with foil. Let stand 15 minutes before carving.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 298 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 114mg cholesterol, 399mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 40g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat.
Jul 11, 2018
Wonderful recipe. Don't worry about the cooking time with a pork roast. When your temp gage reaches 142 internal, remove and cover for 15 min. It will raise to 145 degrees internal.
Jan 19, 2016
This was delicious. Only a few changes: I used a butt roast instead of loin roast. Cooked at 300 degrees about 18 min/lb and I skipped the green peppers. Turned out very moist. Will make again.
Dec 31, 2015
Fab!!! A grocery store butcher will cut any roast you request. Any pork with the bone will be more tender & have more flavor than boneless. I eliminated the green pepper, I think they take over a dish. Other than that a real keeper, thanks for sharing,
Nov 22, 2015
My mom recently made this a we stuffed the roast with garlic cloves and did not use any other seasonings. It was phenomenal!
May 9, 2013
I couldn't find bone-in pork loin roast here so I used butt roast instead. It took 4 hours to get to 145 degrees and although the flavor was great, the meat was pretty tough. In the end, we threw the meat into a dutch oven with some beef broth for another 2 hours at 300 degrees. It was much more tender.
Feb 14, 2013
I made two of these roasts for a big family dinner. I chose this recipe since half of us can't eat beef but my husband really wanted a roast. It was a big hit! There was one piece left when our guests went home and even it was polished off before the sun rose. (I did leave out the green pepper though)
Dec 31, 2012
Outstanding! I used fresh herbs and garlic rather than the vegies and green onions. Lovely presentation.
Nov 27, 2012
Never in my life have I made or had a pork roast so delicious. This recipe is outstanding and flavorful. I did not change one thing about it. I am not a huge fan of pork, because it usually seems to come out bland. But, this recipe takes on the flavor of the garlic stuffing, and is elegant and superb.