Roasted Bacon Crusted Pork Loin

An inexpensive, tasty and easy dinner solution this juicy, tender pork loin is rubbed with a paste of bacon, mustard and caraway seeds before cooking which creates a delicious brown crust.

Ingredients

  • sliced bacon, chopped  ·  12 ounces 
  • Herbie's Mustard Seed Yellow (whole)  ·  3 tablespoons 
  • Herbie's Caraway Seed (whole)  ·  2 tablespoons 
  • Herbie's Ginger (ground)  ·  2 teaspoons 
  • 4-rib, bone-in pork loin roast, chine bones removed  ·  3 1/2 pound 

Instructions

In a food processor, combine the bacon, mustard seeds, caraway seeds, vegetable oil and ground ginger and process to a paste.

Set the pork loin roasts on a large rimmed baking sheet.

Spread the bacon paste over the meaty side of the roasts and refrigerate overnight. 

Preheat the oven to 400°.

Bring the roasts to room temperature and season all over with salt and pepper.

Set the pork in a roasting pan, fat side up. 

Roast in the upper third of the oven for about 1 hour and 15 minutes, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the roasts registers 150°.

Transfer the roasts to a carving board and let rest for 10 minutes.

Carve the roasts and serve with side dishes of your choice.  

SUGGESTED SIDE DISHES:

Pan Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Pancetta

Oven Roasted Asparagus & Almonds

Whole Grain Mustard & Horseradish Mashed Potatoes  

 

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