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Balsamic Dijon Pork Roast

Mary's Kitchen Crush - "A Very Mary Holiday"

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  • 3lb (1.5kg) pork loin
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon (8g) finely chopped thyme
  • ½ cup (120ml) balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup (60g) Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon (15g) grainy Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) olive oil


  1. Heat oven to 350F (176C).
  2. Place pork in a shallow dish and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Combine garlic, thyme, balsamic, mustards and olive oil in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Pour half over pork. Rub glaze over pork and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  5. Transfer pork to a roasting pan fitted with a rack and pour 1-½ cups (355ml) water into bottom of pan.
  6. Roast until internal temperature reaches 140F (60C), about 1 hour, basting with reserved glaze every 10 minutes after first 30 minutes of cooking. Add more water if pan becomes dry.
  7. Transfer to a cutting board; cover with aluminum foil and rest for 10 minutes before slicing to serve.