25+ BEST Pork Loin Recipes

These Pork Loin recipes are so juicy and delicious! Whether you add it to a pasta, bake it in the oven or smoke it in a smoker, a pork loin is always a good idea for dinner!

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We love a good pork loin around here! If I am being honest, we love any kind of pork. But a pork loin is something we usually make for a Sunday dinner, so it always seems a little more special.

Of course, you can always bake a pork loin with some simple seasonings and serve with mashed potatoes and a vegetable. But you can also turn a pork loin into tacos, add it to a pasta, or even make it into a stew!

No matter which way you choose to make it, pork loin recipes are delicious! But before we get into the recipes, check out my answer to one of those most asked questions.

Difference Between Pork Tenderloin and Pork Loin

Although they sound similar and interchangeable, these two cuts of meats are actually quite different. A pork loin is a thicker, fatter cut of pork that can be broken down into pork chops and pork roasts. A pork loin is usually around five inches across.

One the other hand, a pork tenderloin on the other hand, is much smaller and only about two inches across. It is very tender (hence the name,) and this is the cut used in these pork tenderloin recipes.

Our Favorite Pork Loin Recipes

pork loin in a crockpot

Hawaiian Slow Cook Pork Loin

4.41 from 249 votes
Bring the island flavors to the table with this simple, slow cooker Hawaiian Pork loin made with pantry staples and finished with an easy to make sauce.
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slice onion pork tenderloin

French Onion Pork Loin

4.22 from 51 votes
This French Onion Pork Loin with potatoes, carrots, parsnip and onion is the perfect one-dish weeknight meal!
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overhead pork loin plated on a serving platter

Crock Pot Pork Loin Roast

4.70 from 20 votes
Use your slow cooker to make a tender pork loin roast. Serve with onion gravy and mashed potatoes for a hearty comfort meal.
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overhead shot of stuffed pork loin sliced with veggies

Easy Stuffed Pork Loin

Easy Stuffed Pork Loin Recipe – mushroom, garlic, spinach and broccoli stuffed pork loin baked to tender juicy perfection!
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sliced pork loin arranged in a circle on a platter

Easy Smoked Pork Loin

Want a tender, juicy pork loin? You need to try this super easy Smoked Pork Loin recipe! It has a delicious homemade rub and then is smoked on your Traeger or electric pellet grill!
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Moroccan Spiced Pork Stew

This Moroccan Spiced Pork Stew is a total comfort food win! With a few ingredients and your slow cooker, you can have a hearty dinner ready any night of the week!
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pork tenderloin with potatoes

Garlic Herb Butter Baked Pork Loin

Garlic herb butter baked pork loin and potatoes – delicious juicy pork loin and roasted potatoes baked in decadent garlic herb butter for an easy sheet pan dinner the whole family will love!
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Sheet Pan Pork Loin

This sheet pan meal has juicy pork loin, crispy brussels sprouts and roasted sweet potatoes all in one! Sheet Pan Pork Loin will prove that healthy really can be quick and delicious!
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angled shot of sliced pork loin with rosemary

Rosemary Cider Brined Pork Loin

Rosemary Cider Brined Pork Loin is extra juicy and flavorful thanks to brining…and while it’s easy enough to make for a weeknight dinner, it’s impressive enough to serve for a special occasion!
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pork loin sliced on a cutting board

Smoked Pork Loin Roast

Smoked Pork Loin Roast – the most tender, juicy, and flavorful pork roast ever! Super easy to make and costed in a delicious sweet rub.
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straight on shot of sliced balsamic pork loin

Rosemary Balsamic Pork Loin

In this Rosemary Balsamic Pork Loin recipe, pork is rubbed with garlic & herbs. It’s then bacon wrapped & baked in the oven for an easy, gluten free & keto meal! Easy enough for a weeknight dinner, decadent enough for a holiday meal!
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sliced chili rubbed pork roast

Chili Rubbed Pork Loin Roast

This Chili Rubbed Pork Loin Roast with Seasoned Vegetables is a one skillet meal that is simplicity at it’s finest. Packed with flavor, the pork loin is coated with a homemade rub, then placed into a cast iron skillet and charred on all sides!
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orange pomegranate pork roast

Orange Pomegranate Rosemary Pork Roast

Orange Pomegranate Rosemary Pork Roast makes a fabulously delicious and easy dinner for a holiday – or any day – to share with family and friends!
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sliced air fryer pork roast

Air Fryer Pork Loin

Make this delicious air fryer pork loin for a fast roast pork dinner. The pork loin is brown and crispy outside with tender, juicy pork inside. Finished off with a honey mustard glaze this pork roast is fancy enough for a holiday dinner but simple enough for a weeknight meal!
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sliced bacon wrapped pork tenderloin

Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin with Sauerkraut Stuffing

This Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin with Sauerkraut Stuffing was prepared on a smoker grill. Moist pork tenderloin with homemade sauerkraut stuffing, wrapped in bacon and cooked low and slow on a Traeger smoker grill!
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pork roast tacos

Easy Pork Tacos

These easy pork tacos will knock your socks off! Make those hectic back to school dinners even easier by utilizing your slow cooker for this recipe!
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slice of pork roast with green beans

Stuffed Pork Marsala

Stuffed Pork Marsala is an easy but impressive way to feed your dinner guests. If you’ve never butterflied a pork roast and stuffed it you’ll be surprised how easy it is to make this beautiful dish!
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sliced pork tenderloin with mustard sauce

Pork Loin with Dijon Mustard Sauce

Pork Loin with Dijon Mustard Sauce and Cornichons makes a French-inspired gourmet main dish with Herbs De Provence, shallots, white wine, heavy cream, Whole Grain Mustard and cornichons for a creamy, mildly robust flavor with a slight bite and crunch!
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cubed pork loin roast

Boneless Pork Loin

Perfectly cooked boneless pork loin roast flavored with garlic and prepared with potatoes. Make your own boneless pork loin roast easily (It’s crazy easy!) and surprise your family and friends!
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sliced pork roast on a platter

Smoked Pork Loin Roast

This Smoked Pork Loin Roast is a juicy and tender meal that happens to be paleo and Whole 30 compliant. Brined in an apple juice mixture and stuffed with apples, apricot, pine nuts, and rosemary, it’s then cooked low and slow on a wood pellet grill!
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instant pot pork loin smothered in gravy

Instant Pot Balsamic Pork Loin Roast

Instant Pot Balsamic Pork Loin Roast has a deep, rich and tangy flavor. The balsamic reduction sauce over the pork roast is amazing! This is a wonderful pressure cooker pork loin roast recipe.
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slice roast pork on a bun

Philly Style Roast Pork Sandwich

When its time to create deliciousness for lunch think about making my Philly style roast pork sandwich. Just make sure to make enough of these beauties, because everyone is going to be coming back for more!
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souvlaki in a wrap

Greek Souvlaki With Pita

This delicious authentic souvlaki recipe has juicy, tender pork, homemade Greek pita bread, tzatziki sauce, and lots of aromatics!
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sliced pork tenderloin on pasta

Pork Pasta with Mushroom Herb Sauce

This Dairy-Free Pork Pasta Recipe has a delicious mushroom herb sauce. It makes an elegant yet easy dinner that is perfect for any night of the week!
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Jessica Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and food lover behind Savory Experiments. She is obsessed with butter, salt and bacon and spends all her time in the kitchen and behind a camera. Jessica is a contributor to PopKitchen by Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal Food + Travel and more!

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