Decadent Diabetic – Simply Elegant Pork Roast Recipe

Note: You can use pork Loin or Tenderloin for this dish. While elegant it could not possibly be simpler to prepare.

**The pork can sit in the marinade in the refrigerator over night. The leftover make a great cold pork sandwich!

Diabetic Simply Elegant Roast Pork

Serves 3-4
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 1 hour
Total time 1 hours, 5 minutes


  • 1-2lb Pork Roast
  • 3 tablespoons Ariston (or any syrupy Balsamic Vinegar)
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Herbs de Provence
  • 1 Medium Shallot (Minced)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (Grated or Minced)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


Step 1. Combine Pork and all ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate covered for at least 1 hour but even better overnight.
Step 2. Preheat oven to 425. Place Pork in a baking dish (lined with foil) sprayed with PAM.

Step 3. Roast for 10 minutes and then lower the heat to 350.
Step 4. Roast for 40 minutes more until the internal temperature of the pork reads 160.
Step 5. Cover and allow to rest in a warm place for 10 minutes.
Step 6. Slice and serve (if you like) with a compound butter made with the same herbs you used to marinate the pork.

Each serving has approximately 0g Net Carbohydrates.

Chef Ward Alper is type 2 Diabetic who lives and eats DECADENTLY in Portland, Maine. Since his diagnosis more than four years ago he has refocused his recipes and eating to support his Diabetes health. He has maintained a consistent A1C of 5.2-5.3, while still enjoying the pleasures of eating. Chef Alper has been a professional chef in both New York City and Boston, Massachusetts.

He has a website,, where he shares stories and recipes with his fellow Diabetes and encourages them to expand their choices and take back their life and their table. His articles and recipes appear on Top Diabetes sites as well in medical newsletters across the United States. He is working with a major New York publisher towards publishing a cookbook so he can share with more Diabetics that you can take back your life and your table while still eating a Diabetic Diet and be DECADENT to boot!

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