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Garlic Rosemary Pork Loin with Creamed Spinach

This garlic rosemary pork loin with creamed spinach is a perfect dinner any day of the week.  Everything comes together quick and easy and each serving only has 4.7 net carbs!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: recipe for pork loin
Servings: 4
Calories: 429kcal

Ingredients

Pork Loin

  • 1 pound Boneless pork loin
  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh rosemary

Creamed Spinach

  • 16 ounces baby spinach or spinach leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons Atkins Flour Mix
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup 1/2 cup Basic Bone Broth (page 161) or unsalted chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon Freshly grated nutmeg
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1/2 cup Grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

For the pork

  • Preheat the oven to 350F.  Place the pork loin, fatty side down, in a small skillet over medium heat.  Cook 4 to 5 minutes to brown the top and render some of the fat.  
  • Coat a 7-by-11-inch baking dish with olive oil spray.  Place the pork loin into the dish.  Combine the mustard, garlic, and rosemary in a small bowl.  Spread the mixture over the pork.
  • Place the baking dish with the pork loin into the oven and cook until an internal meat thermometer reads 145F. About 45 minutes.
  • Remove the pork loin from the pan, onto a cutting board and let rest while you make the creamed spinach.

Creamed Spinach

  • Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add the spinach in batches and stir to wilt, cooking each batch 1 to 2 minutes and transferring the wilted spinach to a bowl as you work.   
  • Melt the butter in the same skillet over medium heat.  When the butter is melted, sprinkle in the Atkins Flour Mix and cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring often.
  • Whisk in the cream, broth, nutmeg, and lemon zest; cook 1 minute more, until the mixture forms a thick sauce.  
  • Stir in the reserved spinach and the parmesan , stirring well until smooth and creamy.

Notes

Nutrition per serving: 429 calories / 37g protein / 28.1g fat / 4.7 net carbs

Nutrition

Calories: 429kcal