Spiced Apple Pork Loin
Servings Prep Time
12servings 10minutes
Cook Time
90minutes
Servings Prep Time
12servings 10minutes
Cook Time
90minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 4-pound pork loin
  • 5 large Braeburn or Pink Lady apples(sliced 1/2 inch thick)
  • 2 large sweet onions(sliced 1/4 inch thick)
  • 1teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1teaspoon salt
  • 1/4teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2cup honey
Instructions
  1. With fat side up, cut 10 to 12 apple-length slits in pork loin, approximately 3 inches deep into top of the pork.
  2. Set aside 12 apple slices. Place remaining apple and onion slices into the bottom of an oven-safe roasting pan with tall sides.
  3. Place pork loin on top of apples and onion slices, then slide reserved apple slices into the slits on the top of the pork loin.
  4. Mix together cinnamon, poultry seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Sprinkle seasoning mix over entire dish, then drizzle honey on top.
  5. Loosely cover pan with aluminum foil and place in 375 F oven on the middle rack for about an hour and a half or until middle of meat reaches 160 F with thermometer.
  6. Skim fat off with a small mesh strainer. Let meat rest 10 minutes before slicing.
Recipe Notes

Note: This dish can be made in a slow cooker following the same instructions; cook 5 hours on low.

Per serving: 469 calories, 21 grams fat (8 grams saturated fat), 27 grams total carbs, 3 grams fiber, 42 grams protein.