Pork loin… that often overlooked cut of meat. It’s so versatile, budget friendly, and much leaner than most other cuts.
Some may be intimidated, perhaps they have overcooked it and dried it out, but if you know how to cook it it can be so tender, moist and flavorful.
That’s why we decided to compile this great list of easy Pork Loin Recipes for you. If you follow the tips and instructions, you’ll end up with perfectly cooked pork loin every time.
Cook your way through this great list, and find a whole new appreciation for pork loin!
1. Pork Pinwheels
Stuffed and roasted pork loin with spinach and mushrooms… with plenty of feta cheese. How can it not turn into one of the most gourmet, sophisticated and elegant looking thing on your platter?
Jägerschnitzel… German classic.. Crispy fried pork cutlets topped with one of the tastiest and creamiest mushroom gravies you can cook. YUMMM.
3. Pork Vindaloo
If you want to go a bit spicy, try this pork vindaloo. This Goan dish, famous in curry houses around the world, is loaded with deep and complex flavors. So good.
4. Teriyaki Pork Stir Fry
If you want some great Asian flavors, try this teriyaki pork stir fry. It’s a super quick meal that’s loaded with veggies and coated with an amazing homemade teriyaki sauce.
5. Caramelized Pork Tacos
Everyone loves a good taco, and these caramelized pork tacos are really good. The beautifully browned pork is topped with pineapple salsa and sriracha mayo. YUMMM!
6. Slow Cooker Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin
It’s getting to be slow cooker season, so try this delicious bacon wrapped pork loin in your crock. It has a brown sugar butter glaze that matches perfectly with the salty bacon.
7. Pork Paprikash
Hungarian pork paprikash is a super flavor dish. It has a wonderful creamy sauce enhanced by a good helping of paprika for a unique taste we absolutely love.
8. Balsamic Pork Loin
Somehow pork and balsamic vinegar pair so well together. This roast pork loin is wonderfully marinated with balsamic and fresh herbs.
9. Garlic Pork Loin
This roasted garlic pork loin is a super easy dish. Just five ingredients and five minutes prep time and your trusty oven does the rest. And it’s super tasty!
If you’re craving Mexican, try this pork loin carnitas. It’s a very versatile dish, great in tacos, burritos, bowl meals and more!
11. Pork Ragu
This pork ragu is a great crockpot meal with minimal hands on time. Tender pork in a tomato based sauce over noodles… the whole family will love this one!
12. Smoked Pork Loin
This smoked pork loin is nicely marinated and then slowly mesquite smoked for a super flavorful meal. This recipe makes a large roast, so you’ll have leftovers for sandwiches for days.
13. Hawaiian Grilled Pork Kebabs
These fun Hawaiian pork kebabs feature marinated pork chunks along with veggies on skewers. They’re great for cookouts and get togethers.
14. Slow Cooker Pork Chili Verde
Slow cooker pork chili verde is another super easy crock pot meal that’s loaded with flavor. It also makes a large quantity, so is great for meal prep.
15. Cherry Balsamic Pork Loin
This gorgeous cherry balsamic pork loin is a sure crowd pleaser, great for entertaining or holidays. And it only takes 10 minutes of prep, so you have more time for your guests!
16. Maple Pork Loin with Apples
Pork goes so well with sweet flavors, and this maple pork loin with apples is no exception. It’s beautifully roasted and the flavors compliment each other so, so well.
17. Grilled Pork Loin Chops
These grilled pork loin chops are a quick and easy dinner. They’re topped with a simple balsamic glaze and pair perfectly with sides of mac and cheese and lima beans.
18. Ginger Garlic Glazed Sticky Pork
This ginger garlic glazed sticky pork is perfect for when you want great Asian flavors in a jiffy. This quick stir fry whips up in under half an hour and has a great honey based sauce.
19. Smothered Pork Loin in Cream Sherry Sauce
Here’s one for the comfort food lovers. This smothered pork loin is topped with a creamy, sherry infused gravy. So good!
20. Chipotle Pork Tacos
Sometimes, you just can’t get enough tacos! This great recipe features chipotle seasoned slow cooked pork, which pairs wonderfully with the mango and black bean salsa.
21. Cranberry Pork Roast
For a festive dish, thy this cranberry pork roast. It’s nicely seasoned with thyme, nutmeg, allspice and honey and then topped with cranberry sauce. Great alternative to turkey for the holidays.
22. Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Pork
Here’s another great recipe for the holidays. Pork loin is stuffed with spinach and boursin cheese, along with dried cherries. This recipe also come with a great garnishing sauce for the roast.
23. Pork with Red Chili Sauce
Pork with red chili sauce is a great crockpot dish to satisfy your Mexican cravings. It’s a great filling for tacos, burritos, bowl meals and so much more!
24. Honey Mustard Pork Roast
Surely you’ve heard of honey mustard chicken, but how about swapping the bird for pork? This tasty recipe features perfectly roasted pork loin with a yummy homemade honey mustard sauce. Delicious!
25. Caramelized Pork Loin
Another great stuffed pork loin recipes, this one is loaded with caramelized apples. It’s a great combination of sweet and savory.
There you have it, 25 easy and delicious pork loin recipes. They’re all so good, and there is so much variety, which one to cook first?
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- 3-4 lb pork loin roast
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 Tbsp salt
- 1 Tbsp black pepper
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Rub olive oil on all sides of roast, then rub on salt and pepper.
- Place pork loin fat side up in roasting pan, then put in pre-heated oven.
- Bake 20 minutes per pound, or until internal temperature of roasts reaches 145°F when measured with a meat thermometer.
- Remove from oven, tent with foil, and allow to rest 10 minutes before carving.
- Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!
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