I love when whole pork loins go on sale for insanely low prices like $1.88 per pound. Especially when pork chops are selling for $3.25 per pound. After all pork chops are just sliced pork loins. I stock up on the pork loin when I hit a sale. In the summer I can get tons of flavor from my herb garden landscape to make a juicy garlic and herb crusted grill pork loin.
Combine the crushed garlic, herbs, oil and vinegar and rub on the pork loin. Wrap the pork loin in saran wrap and place in a shallow dish. I let the pork marinade for about an hour while I ran after kids and their activities. I then grilled the pork loin on 325-350 degree grill for about 25 minutes. Remember, you only have to cook to 145 degrees. Then rest your meat for several minutes. And don’t be afraid of a little pink in your pork!
For anyone who has been afraid to grill a pork loin, go for it. Keep the heat low, indirect if possible, and keep an eye on the internal temp. Have a great Hunk of Meat Monday!!