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Saucy Apple Pork Roast
Source: Better Homes and Gardens Carb Counter's Diabetic Cookbook, ©2003 by Meredith Corporation.

A unique and flavorful combination of apple wedges and an herb-crusted pork loin.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 10 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 282.7
Total Carbs 10.6 g
Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
Sugars 8.0 g
Total Fat 7.7 g
Saturated Fat 2.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.7 g
Potassium 762.9 mg
Protein 40.5 g
Sodium 280.6 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1/2 Fruits , 4 1/2 Meat , 1/2 Other Carbs
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3 1/2 lb  top loin pork roast
3 each  medium garlic cloves
1 tsp  kosher salt
1 tsp  dried rosemary
0 1/2 tsp  black pepper
3 each  medium apples
0 1/4 cup  Juice, apple
2 tbsp  brown sugar
2 tbsp  fresh lemon juice
2 tsp  dry mustard
  1. Trim fat from meat. Cut small slits (about 1/2-inch wide and 1-inch deep) in meat; insert a slice of garlic in each slit.
  2. In a small bowl combine salt, rosemary, and black pepper. Rub rosemary mixture evenly over meat.
  3. Place meat on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Insert a meat thermometer into center of meat. Roast in a 325 degree F oven about 2 hours or until meat thermometer registers 155 degree F.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine apples, apple juice, brown sugar, lemon juice and dry mustard. Add apple mixture to roasting pan the last 30 minutes of roasting.
  5. Transfer meat to a serving platter. Cover meat loosely with foil; let stand for 10 minutes (the meat's temperature will rise 4 degree F during standing). Remove the rack from roasting pan. Stir the apple wedges into pan juices.
  6. Cut the meat into slices. Serve the meat with apple mixture.

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