The whole family will love your Pecan Crusted Pork Loin…
…even your 7 pound mongrel
There’s nothing better than these slow roasted, savory crusted chops. This recipe is also stellar on lamb chops! Simply leave in the oven for half the time, around 10-15 minutes, or until the internal temperature reads 130 degrees. Serve the pork or lamb with creamed spinach and roasted potatoes for a low maintenance, special holiday dinner.
1 pork loin, around 3 lbs
½ of yellow mustard
1 cup pecans, finely chopped
2 tblsp of rosemary
3 finely chopped garlic cloves
¼ tsp of crushed red pepper
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1) Preheat oven to 375 F. Pat pork loin dry, and then season well with salt and pepper, about a teaspoon of each.
2) Mix mustard, rosemary, red pepper, and garlic in a small bowl. Place chopped pecans in a large shallow dish.
3) Coat pork loin in mustard mixture, then carefully dredge loin in pecans until well covered.
4) Cook pork loin uncovered in roasting dish for 20-25 minutes, or until thermometer inserted in middle registers 140 F