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Apple and Spice Pork Roast
Source: National Pork Board

This roast uses applesauce as part of the glaze and sauce.

Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 90 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 248.3
Total Carbs 8.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 7.9 g
Total Fat 10.7 g
Saturated Fat 3.6 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Potassium 510.1 mg
Protein 27.6 g
Sodium 165.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1/2 Fruits , 4 Meat , 1/2 Other Carbs
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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3 lb  Pork, roast, top loin, raw
1 cup  unsweetened applesauce
0.3333 cup  packed brown sugar
2 tsp  vinegar
1 tsp  yellow mustard
0.125 tsp  ground cloves
1 tbsp  white all purpose flour
0 1/2 tsp  salt
0 1/4 tsp  sugar
0.125 tsp  garlic powder
0.125 tsp  black pepper
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Stir together applesauce, brown sugar, vinegar, mustard and clove in small bowl; refrigerate half of the applesauce mixture and set aside remaining applesauce mixture.
  2. Combine flour, salt, sugar, garlic powder and pepper in another small bowl.
  3. Rub flour mixture evenly over entire surface of pork. Place pork on rack in shallow roasting pan.
  4. Roast, uncovered, until internal temperature is 140 degrees F. Spoon reserved applesauce mixture over roast. Roast until internal temperature is 155 degrees F., 1 to 1 1/2 hours total cooking time (about 18-20 minutes per pound).
  5. Transfer roast to serving platter; cover with foil and let stand for 15 minutes before slicing. Heat chilled applesauce mixture in small saucepan until boiling; boil for 1 minute. Spoon heated applesauce mixture over pork slices.

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