Pork Roast with Spiced Apples

The fine flavor of this pork roast is further enhanced when spicy sweet apples are spooned over slices of the meat. This wonderful recipe made pork my favorite of all meats.

Yield

8 to 10 servings

Roast Ingredients

1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 boneless rolled pork loin roast (4 to 5 pounds)

Spiced Apples Ingredients

1/4 cup honey
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 medium apples, peeled and sliced

Directions

Preheat oven to 325°F (163°C). Combine salt, ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon; rub over roast. Place roast, fat side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Insert a meat thermometer.

Bake, uncovered, for 2 1/2 hours or until thermometer registers 160°F (71°C). Cover and let stand 15 minutes before slicing.

In a medium skillet, combine the first six spiced apples ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until slightly thickened. Add apples; simmer, uncovered, until apples are just tender, stirring gently. Serve with sliced pork roast.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 2 hours
Standing Time: 15 minutes

Storage

Both the pork roast and apples freeze well (separately). Store individual portions in airtight containers.

Nutritional Information

1 serving (8 ounces) equals 265 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 289 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein.

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