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Try this Pork Loin from Smithfield

Rewards Members save $1 on Smithfield fresh pork now until February 13th. Perfect for the big game or planning for Valentines Day.

Save and serve this yummy pork loin!

Ancho Cherry Pork Loin

2 lbs. Smithfield® Boneless Pork Loin

2 (10-oz.) jars cherry preserves

2 cups dry red wine

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

2 tbs. molasses

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tsp. ground ancho chile powder


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Place pork in shallow pan; season with salt and pepper. Roast for approximately 1 hour until internal temperature reaches 150°F.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together cherry preserves, wine, vinegar, molasses, garlic and ancho chile in medium saucepan; season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce temperature to simmer. Simmer 20 to 30 minutes or until slightly reduced and thickened, stirring occasionally.
  3. During last 10 minutes of pork cooking, generously brush ancho cherry sauce onto pork, reserving some sauce for serving.
  4. Remove pork from oven, let rest about 10 minutes. Brush more sauce on pork; carve pork into slices. Serve with remaining sauce.

Makes: 6 to 8 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

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