Rosemary and Garlic Grilled Pork Loin
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The intense flavors of garlic and rosemary complement tender pork loin in this recipe. It's easy enough to make last minute but also elegant for a special occasion.
olive oil1 Tbsp
garlic clove(s)3 clove(s), medium, crushed
rosemary2 Tbsp, fresh
table salt½ tsp
black pepper1 tsp
uncooked lean pork tenderloin1 pound(s), use one whole loin
fat free red wine vinaigrette½ cup(s)
- Prepare grill for medium-hot indirect cooking, or preheat oven to 425°F.
- Mix together oil, garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper, crushing rosemary slightly with a spoon as you mix. Spread mixture over pork, covering entire surface. Wrap loin tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least one hour (and up to overnight).
- Remove plastic wrap and place pork on grill. Grill outdoors over indirect heat, turning occasionally, until a meat thermometer measures an internal temperature of 155 to 160°F, about 25 minutes. Or, indoors, place tenderloin in a shallow roasting pan and roast until internal temperature measured with a meat thermometer reads 155 to 160°F, about 20 minutes. (Note: Pork loin can be pink and juicy inside and be fully cooked, but it is important that the temperature be no less than 160°F.)
- Remove pork from grill or oven and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with arugula tossed with vinaigrette. Yields about 3 ounces of pork and 1 cup of arugula per serving .