Flavorful Pork Roast
List of Ingredients
1 (8 lb.) pork loin roast
1 t. dried fennel seeds, rubbed
2 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper
1/2 t. oregano
1/2 dried bay leaf
1/8 p. nutmeg
1/8 t. ground cloves
2 T. parsley
1 t. minced dried onion
1 clove garlic
Place roast, fat side up, on rack in open pan.
Mix remaining ingredients with fingers.
Make flavor pockets in roast with knife.
Place 1/2 t. mix in each pocket and press deep.
Rub remaining flavor mixture over roast.
Roast meat, uncovered at 325 allowing about 40 min. per lb. until meat thermometer registers 170.
Remove roast from oven about 20 min. before serving.
Make gravy with drippings in pan.