Roast pork loin with rosemary recipe

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Give your roast dinner an Italian twist with this simple but mouth-watering Tuscan recipe for pork

Roast pork loin recipe with rosemary
  • healthy
Preparation Time30 mins
Cooking Time2 hours 30 mins
Total Time3 hours
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories340 Kcal17%
Fat24 g34%

This roast pork loin recipe with rosemary will give your roast dinner (opens in new tab) an Italian twist.

Keep your pork simple with this easy roast recipe - perfect to warm you through and through. Roast in the oven for 2hrs infused in fresh rosemary for a delicious flavour. Your meat will be tender and succulent when it comes out of the oven.

Serve this pork loin recipe with roast potatoes (opens in new tab) and Yorkshire puddings (opens in new tab) for a family feast on Sunday.

To make sure you're doing everything you can to make the perfect, succulent pork, why not have a look at our great and easy guide on how to roast pork!


  • 4 garlic leaves, finely chopped
  • 2tbsp sea salt
  • 1.5kg (3lb 5oz) loin of pork, French trimmed, crackling scored in squares
  • 8 tbsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • Olive oil, for basting




  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C fan ove, 400°F, gas mark 6).
  2. Rub the garlic and salt over the entire surface of the joint. Rub 2tbsp of the chopped rosemary over the joint as well.
  3. Sprinkle generously with olive oil and the rest of the rosemary, and roast in the preheated oven for 2 hrs, basting from time to time with fresh olive oil.
  4. 4 Reduce the heat to 180° C (160deg;C fan, 350°F, gas mark 4) and roast for a further 30 mins. Eat hot, or leave to cool completely.
Top Tip for making Roast pork loin with rosemary

It's better to use pork on the bone, which gives more flavour, although you can use boneless pork.

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