An option for roast that’s outside of the usual beef, and surprisingly quick and simple. With all the savory seasonings, you’ll never miss the salt. Paleo and keto-friendly.

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  • Preparation Time

     5 minutes
  • Cooking Time

     1 hour
  • Difficulty Rating

    1
  • Health Level

    4
  • Serves

    16

Ingredients

  1. 1 3-lb / 1½-kg boneless pork loin roast
  2. 1 Tbsp. / 6 g black peppercorns, crushed
  3. 2 Tbsp. / 10 g Parmesan cheese, grated
  4. 2 tsp. / 2½ g dried basil
  5. 2 tsp. / 2½ g dried rosemary
  6. 2 tsp. / 2 g dried thyme or 1 tsp / 1½ ground thyme
  7. ¼ tsp. / ¾ g garlic powder
  8. ¼ tsp. / 1½ g salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF / 180ºC.
  2. Pat roast dry with paper towel.
  3. In small bowl, combine all rub ingredients well, and apply to all surface of meat.
  4. Place roast in a shallow pan, and roast in in preheated oven for 1 hour (20 minutes per pound), until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145ºF / 60ºC.
  5. Remove roast from oven let rest about 10 minutes before slicing to serve.
Serving size:3 ounces / 85 gExchanges per Serving: 0 Carb, 3 Protein, 0 Fat

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Comments 14

  1. Profile photo of grandmaangel73

    Not tried anything yet , i need to find recipes for putting carbs proteins etc together to combine my whole meal , i am new and haven’t a clue where to start , and do those books get sent to me or are they on line as you do not have my address

  2. Profile photo of ossie-sharon

    Hi, llpessentialoils. Pork isn’t necessarily more unhealthy than any other meat, rather it depends how the animals were raised – all-natural feed (i.e., organic pastured), minimal stress, and no unnecessary medications.

  3. Profile photo of ossie-sharon

    Hi, sjksomerville. Just choose something similar as a placesaver as you build your menus in the Menu Planner, and make the swap at meal prep time. This particular recipe is quite simple because it only counts for protein – so select pork loin, and use this as the recipe.

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