Roasted Pork Loin With Pear Sauce Recipe


  • 1 pork loin, about 4 to 5 lbs.
  • 5 good slices of bacon;
  • 5 onions, peeled and halved;
  • 2 lemons, halved;
  • 1 head garlic, halved;
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary;
  • 4 sprigs fresh sage;
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme;
  • Cooking fat;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;

Ingredients for the pear sauce

  • 2 cups beef stock;
  • 2 cup fresh apple juice;
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup; (optional)
  • 1-inch fresh ginger, minced;
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced;
  • 1 cinnamon stick;
  • 2 pears, peeled and diced;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 F.
  2. Melt some cooking fat in a large skillet and brown the pork on all sides over a high heat.
  3. Place the browned pork in a roasting pan and wrap with the bacon slices.
  4. Pack in the remaining ingredients all around the roast.
  5. Place the roasting pan in the oven and roast for 1 hour.
  6. In a saucepan, combine all the ingredients for the pear sauce. Season to taste and bring to a boil; then let simmer until reduced by half.
  7. Pour half of the sauce over the pork roast now, and reserve the rest for later.
  8. Return the roast to the oven and cook for another 30 minutes, basting every 10 minutes.
  9. Serve the roast with the remaining sauce.