5-Ingredient Apricot Pork Loin
If you're searching for the perfect pork loin recipe for your Easter brunch menu, this 5-Ingredient Apricot Pork Loin is one that will please the whole table. This boneless pork loin recipe brings just the right amount of fruit flavor to the savory pork. Seasoned perfectly with garlic salt, pepper and thyme, this delicious pork recipe will become a family favorite in no time at all. When you're trying to decide on an elegant recipe for a holiday or other special occasion, this one will deliver in presentation and flavor.
Preparation Time5 min
Cooking Time1 hr 30 min
- 1 (3-5 lb) boneless pork loin
- 1-2 tablespoons garlic salt
- 1-2 teaspoons pepper
- 2 sprigs fresh thyme
- 1 (18-ounce) jar apricot preserves
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Rub pork with olive oil.
Sprinkle garlic salt and pepper evenly over all sides of the meat.
Place two sprigs of fresh thyme on top of the pork.
Wrap entire tenderloin in foil, sealing it so that no air escapes. Place the wrapped tenderloin on a rimmed baking sheet.
Bake pork for 20-25 minutes per pound.
When there is only 30 minutes remaining in the baking time, remove the pork from the oven and open the foil wrap. Spread the apricot preserves over the top of the meat and place the meat (uncovered) back into the oven to finish cooking.
Allow the pork to rest for 10-15 minutes before slicing and serving.
What fruit do you like to pair most with savory foods?
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