This 4-ingredient Apricot Glazed Pork Roast recipe is sure to become a family favorite.
This recipe is great because you can use it to make a pork tenderloin (pictured) or a larger pork roast. There are instructions in the recipe card for both. So when you’re at the store… just pick up whichever one is least expensive. The super simple apricot glaze drizzled on top is fabulous.
- pork loin roast or pork tenderloins
- apricot preserves
- Dijon mustard
- dried thyme
How to make Apricot Glazed Pork Roast:
The complete, printable recipe is at the end of this post.
Bake for 1 hour and 45 minutes or until the meat thermometer registers 145° (slightly pink), basting once with the apricot mixture. If you are using pork tenderloins, you will only bake them for 20 to 27 minutes). You also want the internal temperature to reach 145°F.
Let the pork stand for 15 minutes before slicing.
It’s so delicious! Pass extra sauce around in case anyone wants more. Apricot Glazed Pork Roast is terrific served with potatoes or rice and your favorite vegetable. Enjoy!
The Best Pork Recipes:
- Chili-Rubbed Pork Chops with Grilled Pineapple Salsa
- Pork Medallions with Olive-Caper Sauce
- Easy Pork Schnitzel
- Root Beer Pulled Pork
- Pancetta-Wrapped Pork Roast
Apricot Glazed Pork Roast
- One 2 to 2½ pounds boned, rolled pork loin roast (or use 2 pork tenderloins)
- ½ cup apricot preserves
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- Preheat the oven to 325°F.
- Unroll the roast; trim fat. Re-roll the roast; secure at 1-inch intervals with heavy string.
- In a small bowl, combine the preserves, mustard, and thyme. Brush 1 tablespoon of the apricot mixture over the roast. Place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Insert a meat thermometer into the thickest portion of the roast.
- Bake for 1 hour and 45 minutes or until the meat thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink), basting once with the apricot mixture. Let stand for 15 minutes before slicing. If you are using pork tenderloins, you will only bake them for 20 to 27 minutes). You want the internal temperature to reach 145°F.
- Bring the remaining apricot mixture to a boil; reduce the heat, and cook for 2 more minutes. Serve drizzled over sliced pork.