5 from 1 vote
This Maple Pork Loin with Apples and Onions is an easy, delicious meal that tastes like a holiday meal! It's tender, juicy and full of flavor!
Maple Pork Loin with Apples and Onions
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 15 mins
Total Time
1 hr 25 mins
 
Servings: 6
Author: Malinda Linnebur
Ingredients
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon of choice optional
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 (2.5-3 pound) center cut pork loin
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 large Gala or Fuji apples quartered and core removed
  • 1 small onion sliced
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl combine the garlic, apple juice, orange juice, syrup, bourbon and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. Heat a large oven going skillet over medium heat. Season all sides of the pork loin with salt and pepper. Drizzle olive oil in heated skillet then place the pork roast fat cap down in skillet. Sear for 5 minutes then sear remaining sides for 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Add sliced onions to the pan around the pork loin. Add in apples then drizzle with reserved apple juice mixture. Season with salt and pepper then place in preheated oven for 50-75 minutes or until the internal temperature of the pork loin reads 145 degrees F. Remove loin from pan and let rest 10 minutes before cutting to serve. Serve with the roasted apples and drizzle with pan juices.

Recipe Notes
  1. Serve this with: Simple Roasted Green Beans, Easy Parmesan Risotto, and these Savory Pumpkin Rolls -or- a simple side salad and steamed vegetable of choice.