Pork Loin with Caraway Crust

Pork Loin with Caraway Crust


"This roast smells so good in the oven, and is really great thinly sliced for sandwiches the next day."


1 h 10 m servings 364 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 364 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 22.5 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.4g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 37 g
  • 74%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 110 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 467 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). In a small bowl, mix together the caraway seed, salt, mustard powder, thyme, oregano and vegetable oil to make a paste.
  2. Place the roast in a roasting pan fat side up. Rub the spice mixture into the top and sides of the roast. Insert a meat thermometer into the roast, and place in the oven.
  3. Roast for about 1 hour, or until the internal temperature reaches 155 degrees F (67 degrees C). Remove from the oven and let rest for 15 minutes. The temperature will rise to 145 degrees F (63 degrees C). Slice and serve.


  • Note
  • Caraway seeds may be crushed using a mortar and pestle, or ground in a spice grinder, clean coffee grinder or food processor.
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  1. 17 Ratings


I thought this was amazing. I didn't have the Caraway seeds though, so had to sub...used half celery seed and half cumin seed. I also added a bit of garlic powder and some black pepper, and us...

This recipe was absolutely delicious! I put all the spices in my small food chopper & made gravy with the drippings, chicken broth & some flour thickening. No other spices needed except maybe ...

I made this with a 2# pork loin. I used the exact spice rub, but I rubbed the pork with olive oil and fresh ground black pepper, than rubbed the spices onto it, wrapped tightly with plastic wrap...

This recipe was incredibly good and very easy to prepare. Slicing it thinly for sandwiches the next day was a great idea. The caraway crust gave great flavor to the sandwiches; I just added a ...

Excellent. I only took away one star because the cooking time was not enough. The inside was still raw. Other than that, it was good.

The whole family loved this recipe...the coating tasted great without overpowering the flavor of the pork. We had it with potato pancakes and apple sauce...YUM!

Nothing special but still a good recipe. I used the left over meat to make a wonderful sandwich.

This was ok I wasnt displeased it,it was just a bit boring. It did smell great cooking.

Yes and it's wonderful.I did make it again and added apple butter left out Italian spices and added garlic.Turned out great !