Monday, April 20, 2009

Honey Dijon Pork Loin Roast

Here, I am doing more menu planning with I'm an Organizing Junkie and finding more deals at Pick N Save for $5 Dinners .

Pork Loin Roasts were on sale at Pick N Save this week for $1.99/lb and it's normally $3.99/lb. I scooped up a 6 lb. roast and cut it into thirds. Now, I have two dinners in the future and a Honey Dijon Pork Loin Roast on my menu this week.
Here is what I am serving this week:
Sunday: Honey Dijon Pork Loin Roast (see recipe below)

Monday: Semi-Homemade Spaghetti Dinner

Tuesday: Chicken and Pasta

Wednesday: Pulled Pork Sandwiches from the leftover pork from Sunday

Thursday: Leftover Buffet (Soccer tonight:-)

Friday: Eat Out
Honey Dijon Pork Loin Roast8 Servings

Ingredients:
2 lb boneless pork loin
Salt and pepper
2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
3/4 cup Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp Honey
1 Tbsp freshly chopped parsley- leaves
1 Tbsp freshly chopped chives
1 Tbsp freshly chopped sage leaves
3 Tbsp vegetable oil
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Season the pork loin with salt and pepper.

3. In a small bowl, mix the vinegar, mustard, honey and herbs together. Reserve honey mustard sauce for pork.

4. In a large ovenproof saute pan over medium-high heat, warm thevegetable oil. Sear pork loin on all sides. Brush with mustard sauce and roast in the preheated oven until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer, about 20 minutes.

5. Remove from oven and let rest for 15 minutes before slicing and serving.

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
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Calories: 271.96
Calories From Fat: 162.62
Total Fat: 18.26g
Saturated Fat: 4.66g
Cholesterol: 64.19mg
Sodium: 339.54mg Potassium: 312.89mg
Total Carbohydrates: 3.89mg
Fiber: 0.63g
Protein: 22.48g

Recipe Author: Susan Ewing Web Page: http://susieshomemade.blogspot.com/2009/04/honey-dijon-pork.html

Recipe: $11.04 ($9.04 w/sale)
Serving: $1.38 ($1.13 w/sale)

14 comments:

Keeper of the Skies Wife said...

The calories aren't bad at all.

Christy said...

Sounds good! Have a great week!

Sugar Boogers & Tantrums said...

Oh Susie that sounds so yummy! I've missed yall. Have a great Monday!!

Amy said...

What a great week of yummy food.

Alicia said...

Oh yum...love pork roast! I always enjoy your menus!!

Jennifer said...

That sounds delicious!!

Jen said...

I have a pork loin roast just waiting for this. Thanks.

angie said...

This recipe looks delicious!

EmmaP said...

that looks awesome. I love me a good pork loin roast. Do you ever have problems with it staying moist while reheating as leftovers? this seems to be my problem. It's great the first day, not so much the next. Or, is this why you make the pulled pork sandwiches with it.

also... my curiosity and love of food leads me to my next question. do you always know where you are going out to dinner on fridays when you plan for the week or do you wing it. I would love to know where you eat out - if you want to add that to your menu... ;)

Jen B. said...

Can I eat at your house this week??? Sounds delicious! :)

Veggie Mom said...

I think we're on the same wavelength today, Susie. I posted a yummy recipe, too! Thanks so much for adding to my ever-growing Susie Recipe Collection!

BoufMom9 said...

That sounds delicious!!!!! Your week looks quite yummy!

ps i wish i could make 2 meals from a 6lb roast. LOL

Sherry said...

Oooh, that pork roast sounds scrumptious!! :D

Kathy B! said...

I love pilfering from your weekly menus :)


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