Cuban Pork

Servings 4 servings


  • 1 1/3 pounds pork roast
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2-3 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Marinate pork overnight for tomorrow’s meal.
  • Place pork in a medium bowl. In a small bowl, combine first six ingredients; pour over pork. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • The next day: Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Place pork in a roasting pan (reserving marinade) and roast for 45 minutes or until it reaches an internal temperature of 135 degrees. Allow roasted pork to rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Place reserved marinade in a small saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil then immediately reduce heat and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Serve sliced pork with sauce.


LC SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed broccoli spears and Cauli-Rice (process cauliflower in a blender or food processor until it resembles grains of rice; steam “rice” till tender; drain; toss with salt and pepper to taste then fluff with a fork).
SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve with steamed baby red potatoes instead of Cauli-Rice.
KOSHER: Use one whole chicken, cut up, instead of pork roast.
GLUTEN FREE: No changes necessary.
NUTRITION: Per Serving: 244 Calories; 14g Fat; 23g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 75mg Cholesterol; 68mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 Fat. Point: 6
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