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Greek-Style Loin Roast

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 60 min.
Total: 1 hr. 15 min.
Marinating the pork in a lemon juice, olive oil, and garlic overnight results in tender loin that is infused with flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1 3-pound boneless pork loin roast
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • Spicy Yogurt Sauce1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 peeled and chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1/2 tsp crushed coriander seed
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper

Directions

  • Place pork loin in large ziplock bag. Combine remaining ingredients except Spicy Yogurt Sauce; pour over pork in bag. Seal bag and refrigerate overnight. Remove pork from marinade, discard marinade. Place pork over drip pan on grill. Grill over indirect heat in covered grill until meat thermometer inserted reads 155 degrees F., about 1 to-1/2 hours. Let rest 10 minutes (internal temperature will rise slightly upon standing) before slicing thinly to serve. Serve with Spicy Yogurt Sauce.
  • Spicy Yogurt Sauce:In a small bowl, stir together yogurt, cucumber, garlic, coriander, onion and crushed red pepper. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Nutrition Facts

Calories 339
  Calories from Fat 166 (49%)
(28%)Total Fat 18g
(25%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
(37%)Cholesterol 111mg
(5%)Sodium 108mg
(22%)Potassium 762mg
Total Carbohydrate 5g
(2%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(74%)Protein 37g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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