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Roasted Pork Loin

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  Boneless pork loin 3 Pound (1.5 Kilogram)
  Coarse cooking salt 1 Tablespoon
  Seasoning To Taste
  Butter 1 Ounce (30 Grams)
  Spinach leaves 4 , shredded
  Pine nuts 3 Tablespoon
  Breadcrumbs 1 Ounce (1/2Cup/30 Grams)
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
For sauce
  Green apple 1 Small, peeled, cored and sliced
  Pear 1 Small, peeled, cored and sliced
  Chopped dried dates 1 Tablespoon
  Apple juice 4 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1 Pinch

1. To make seasoning, melt butter in a frying pan. Cook spinach and pine nuts for 2-3 minutes or until spinach wilts. Remove from heat and stir in breadcrumbs, nutmeg and pepper to taste.
2. Unroll loin and make a cut in the middle of the fleshy part. Score the rind with a sharp knife, cutting down into the fat under the rind. Spread seasoning over cut flap. Roll up loin firmly and secure with string.
3. Place loin in a baking dish. Rub all over rind with salt and bake at 250°C/475°F/ Gas 9 for 20 minutes. Reduce temperature to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4 and bake for 1 hour longer or until juices run clear when tested with a skewer in the meatiest part.
4. To make sauce, place apple, pear, dates, apple juice, honey, lemon rind and cloves in a small saucepan. Cover and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, or until apple is tender

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3226 Calories from Fat 1245

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 141 g216.9%

Saturated Fat 43.6 g217.9%

Trans Fat 0.7 g

Cholesterol 1136 mg378.7%

Sodium 5798.9 mg241.6%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g31%

Dietary Fiber 14.6 g58.3%

Sugars 56.8 g

Protein 380 g760.2%

Vitamin A 25.1% Vitamin C 94.9%

Calcium 25.2% Iron 75.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Roasted Pork Loin Recipe