Walnut-Crusted Pork Loin with Apple Cherry Maple Reduction Recipe
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This Walnut Crusted Pork Loin with Apple Cherry Maple Reduction is amazing. Serve restaurant quality at home!
  • 2 cups California walnuts, coarsely ground
  • ¼ cup each: sage and thyme, fresh, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon clove garlic, minced
  • 1 pork loin roast, 3 pounds, boneless
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup maple syrup, pure
  • 2 apples, cored, thickly sliced
  • 1 cup cherries, cored
  • ½ cup California walnut halves
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cold, cubed
  1. In 13 x 9-inch baking dish, combine ground walnuts, sage, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper; set aside. Rub pork with oil; roll in walnut mixture until pork is completely covered. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight. Place pork on roasting rack, uncovered; cook in 350° F oven 1 hour and 20 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 160° F. Transfer to platter and tent with foil; let stand 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in skillet over medium-high heat, heat maple syrup. Add apples, cherries and walnut halves; cook 5 minutes or until apples are golden and fragrant. Add vinegar; stir gently. Add cold butter; continue stirring gently until butter has melted and sauce has thickened. Serve over sliced pork.
Recipe by A Day in Motherhood at https://www.adayinmotherhood.com/walnut-crusted-pork-loin-apple-cherry-maple-reduction/