Shaved Pork Loin Sandwich with Caramelized Onions

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 70 mins


2pounds boneless pork loin roast
1teaspoon dried basil
1teaspoon dried oregano
1/2teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon pepper
1/2teaspoon paprika
1tablespoon olive oil
2large yellow onions, peeled and sliced
1/2cup chili sauce
1/4cup apple jelly, OR currant jelly
1tablespoon cider vinegar
8-- kaiser rolls, split and toasted


  1. Combine basil, oregano, salt, pepper and paprika. Rub mixture on all surfaces of the pork roast. Place roast in shallow pan and roast in a 350F oven for 40-50 minutes (about 20 minutes per pound) until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 150F.

  2. Remove roast from oven; let rest until temperature reaches 160F, about 10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet heat oil and cook onion rings over medium heat for about 20 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender and golden. Stir in chili sauce, jelly and vinegar. Cook and stir 10 minutes more. Set aside.

  4. Thinly slice pork roast; stack on toasted roll halves. Top with caramelized onions and top of rolls.  

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 520
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 15g
  • Saturated Fat 4.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 85mg
  • Sodium 1130mg
  • Potassium 680mg
  • Carbohydrate 55g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 12g
  • Protein 41g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 15%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 25%