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    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes

    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!

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes.

    1. Pork Pinwheels

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - 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?

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    2. Jägerschnitzel

    Jägerschnitzel… German classic.. Crispy fried pork cutlets topped with one of the tastiest and creamiest mushroom gravies you can cook. YUMMM.

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    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.

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    4. Teriyaki Pork Stir Fry

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - teriyaki.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ swankyrecipes

    5. Caramelized Pork Tacos

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    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!

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    6. Slow Cooker Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - bacon wrapped.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    7. Pork Paprikash

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ craftycookingmama

    8. Balsamic Pork Loin

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - balsamic.

    Somehow pork and balsamic vinegar pair so well together. This roast pork loin is wonderfully marinated with balsamic and fresh herbs.

    Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies

    9. Garlic Pork Loin

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - garlic.

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert

    10. Carnitas

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - carnitas.

    If you’re craving Mexican, try this pork loin carnitas. It’s a very versatile dish, great in tacos, burritos, bowl meals and more!

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    11. Pork Ragu

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - 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!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    12. Smoked Pork Loin

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - smoked.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ anaffairfromtheheart

    13. Hawaiian Grilled Pork Kebabs

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - Hawaiian kebabs.

    These fun Hawaiian pork kebabs feature marinated pork chunks along with veggies on skewers. They’re great for cookouts and get togethers.

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    14. Slow Cooker Pork Chili Verde

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - 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.

    Get the Recipe @ diethood

    15. Cherry Balsamic Pork Loin

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - cherry balsamic.

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ delicioustable

    16. Maple Pork Loin with Apples

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - maple.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ countrysidecravings

    17. Grilled Pork Loin Chops

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - grilled 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.

    Get the Recipe @ meatloafandmelodrama

    18. Ginger Garlic Glazed Sticky Pork

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - ginger garlic.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ foodiewithfamily

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ juliascuisine

    20. Chipotle Pork Tacos

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - chipotle 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.

    Get the Recipe @ garnishandglaze

    21. Cranberry Pork Roast

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - cranberry.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    22. Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Pork

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - cheese and spinach.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ whitekitchenredwine

    23. Pork with Red Chili Sauce

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - 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!

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    24. Honey Mustard Pork Roast

    The 25 BEST Pork Loin Recipes - honey mustard.

    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!

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    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.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    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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    25 BEST Ways to Cook Pork Loin

    This great collection of easy Pork Loin Recipes will give you a new appreciation for this versatile and budget friendly cut of meat. For something super simple, try this roast pork loin:


    • 3-4 lb pork loin roast
    • 2 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1 Tbsp salt
    • 1 Tbsp black pepper


    1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
    2. Rub olive oil on all sides of roast, then rub on salt and pepper.
    3. Place pork loin fat side up in roasting pan, then put in pre-heated oven.
    4. Bake 20 minutes per pound, or until internal temperature of roasts reaches 145°F when measured with a meat thermometer.
    5. Remove from oven, tent with foil, and allow to rest 10 minutes before carving.


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