Spicy Pork Roast

Developed by Landman Gardens & Bakery


  • 3 lb (about 1.4 kg) boneless pork loin
  • 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup of Pork Spice Rub (recipe follows)
  • 2 apples, quartered
  • 2 onions, quartered
  • 4 large garlic cloves
  • bunch fresh thyme
  • 2 cups apple cider (or beer)
  • 1 tbsp each garlic powder, onion powder, dry mustard powder, salt, pepper, chili powder
  • 1 tsp ancho chili pepper powder (optional, for smoky flavour)
  • 1 cup brown sugar


  1. Coat pork loin on all sides with Dijon mustard.
  2. Combine spice rub ingredients and mix well. Spread rub evenly over the pork loin.
  3. Next, place pork in the pan on top of apples, onions, apple cider, and seasonings.
  4. Cover and roast in a 425°F oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 300°F and continue roasting for an hour or until the internal temperature reaches 150°F.
  5. Remove from roasting pan and let stand for 15 minutes.
  6. Slice and serve with apple and kale salad.
  7. Serves 6

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