Berkshire pork loin roast is a wonderful cut of meat, also known as Berkshire pork medallion roast . If you haven’t tried it, you should do so very soon.

 

Berkshire Pork Loin Roast by Diverse Dinners

 

Berkshire pork is a little different to regular pork. It’s a little darker in color, it has more marbling, and is surprisingly very juicy. Berkshire pork originates from Berkshire in the UK. The Berkshire pig was specifically bred for the King of England, thus referred to as heritage breed pork.

As soon as you take your first bite of Berkshire pork, you will notice a distinct richness that begs you to try another piece, and another. 

Applying fresh herbs and spices makes Berkshire pork taste even better. This loin roast is coated with EVOO, fresh rosemary, parsley and garlic, mixed with allspice, cayenne pepper, and salt and pepper. These flavors are darling. They form a seal on top of the thin layer of fat which helps the flavors penetrate the meat. It’s so good!

 

Berkshire Pork Loin Roast by Diverse Dinners

 

Berkshire pork loin roast weighs in on average at 2 lbs serving four people at most. If you plan on serving Berkshire pork loin roast to the family, I would add another main course dish to make sure everyone is well fed. 

I usually serve this cut of meat when I have one or two guests for dinner, which means this makes for a very nice date dinner too. Leftovers can be converted into taco meat for another day – if you are lucky to have anything left over.

As I mentioned previously, if you haven’t had an opportunity to try Berkshire pork, do so soon.

The holidays are racing towards us – bingo! A Berkshire pork loin roast on your holiday dinner table would be a nice addition. It stands on its own, it’s so juicy, you wont even need a sauce. 

You should be able to find Berkshire pork at a good butcher or meat market, and if that fails, go online. Berkshire pork is worth the search.

I cannot enthuse more about this recipe, it is so tasty, and pretty simple to execute. For this reason, I urge you to get your cut of Berkshire pork loin roast and give this recipe a try soon.

 

Serves 4

Berkshire Pork Loin Roast

10 minPrep Time

55 minCook Time

1 hr, 5 Total Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 lb Boneless Berkshire pork loin roast or medallion roast (tied)
  • 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil or olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh rosemary (removed from stalks)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp fresh garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp coarse salt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • Equipment & Utensils
  • Large Bowl
  • Roasting tin

Instructions

  1. Place pork in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk the balance of ingredients then rub all over pork in bowl.
  3. Transfer to a roasting tin and then place in preheated oven at 400.
  4. Cook until juices run clear for approx. 45-55 mins.
  5. Allow to stand for 10 mins before slicing.

Notes

You can buy a loin roast tied or untied. A loin roast is best tied before cooking to keep it's shape. I bought an untied cut, so that I could cut any thick pieces of fat, and tied it up myself after applying marinade. If you want to avoid fiddling with chef's twine, it is fine to buy your cut of meat tied.

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