Herb-crusted roast pork

Herb-crusted roast pork

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 1 hr


Serves 4
Pop this in the oven when you get home from work, and you'll have a delicious roast supper in an hour

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal377
  • fat13g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs21g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre2g
  • protein45g
  • salt0.46g
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  • 1 tbsp apricot jam



    A relative of the peach, nectarine, plum and cherry, apricots are fragrant, with a soft, velvety…

  • 800g loin of pork, skin and fat cut off



    One of the most versatile types of meat, pork is economical, tender if cooked correctly, and…

  • 50g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 50g jumbo oats
    Two piles of oats



    Oats are processed by rolling (steamed and pressed) or steel-cutting (cut into pieces). There is…

  • leaves from 3 sprigs thyme


    This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…

  • 1 tbsp olive oil or spray
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…


  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Brush the jam all over the pork loin. Mix together breadcrumbs, oats and thyme leaves, then press over the pork. Place the pork in a baking tray and drizzle or spray with olive oil, then season. Roast for 1 hr until cooked through. Leave to rest, uncovered, for 10 mins. Serve with Lowfat roasties and steamed greens.

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23rd Sep, 2015
This has now changed to http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1567/lowfat-roasties
6th Jan, 2008
Link to Lowfat roasties just goes back to this roast pork recipe. Should really go to: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1567/lowfat-roasties.jsp
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15th Jan, 2014
Lovely and quick, enjoyed by the family. Also did a chicken breast in the coating and used chilli jam rather than apricot - Yummy.
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