Save on Pinterest

Pork Roast with Herb Rub

A combination of dry herbs gives pork an out-of this-world flavor. This wonderful, moist roast is a family favorite—and it makes great company fare, too. —Carolyn Pope, Mason City, Iowa
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. + chilling Bake: 1-1/4 hours + standing
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried marjoram
  • 2 teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (4 pounds)


  • Mix first seven ingredients; rub over roast. Refrigerate at least 4 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Place roast on a rack in a roasting pan, fat side up. Roast until a thermometer reads 145°, 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours.
  • Remove roast from oven; tent with foil. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounces cooked pork: 198 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.

Recommended Video


Click stars to rate
Average Rating:
  • meaganteal
    Dec 27, 2015

    This was ok. Not much flavor inside the pork. Not sure if I would make again.

  • bjsilve0
    May 7, 2015

    Beyond excellent but add to directions "spray the pan with Pam".

  • Helem
    Dec 27, 2014

    I made a couple changes and this is the best rub ever!

  • rlcrock
    Jun 15, 2012

    No comment left

  • Rampion
    Jan 1, 2011

    No comment left