Roast Pork Loin with Apricot Glaze
1 (about 3 lbs.) pork loin roast
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup apricot preserves
3 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
chopped fresh parsley
About 8-12 servings.
Preheat oven to 450°F. Place roast in rack. Season with salt and pepper. Place roast in oven and immediately turn oven temperature down to 325°F. Roast approximately 1-1/2 hours, or until thermometer inserted in thickest part of meat reads 165°F.
Meanwhile, heat preserves, butter and mustard in small saucepan until mixture comes to a boil. Remove roast from oven; let stand 15 minutes. Brush roast with warm glaze. Garnish with parsley. Serve roast with remaining glaze.