Roast Pork with Cherry-Almond Glaze
Your pork roast will never dry out during cooking with this sweet cherry glaze. You can also spoon the sauce over slices of baked ham.
10 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 65 min. + standing
- 1 boneless whole pork loin roast (3-1/2 pounds)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 jar (12 ounces) cherry preserves
- 1/4 cup cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
- 1/4 teaspoon each ground cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves
- 1/4 cup slivered almonds
- Sprinkle roast with salt; place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
- Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes.
- In a small saucepan, bring the preserves, vinegar, corn syrup and
- spices to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes. Set
- aside 3/4 cup for serving. Stir almonds into remaining mixture.
- Brush roast with some of the glaze. Bake 35-50 minutes longer or
- until a meat thermometer reads 160°, brushing frequently with
- remaining glaze. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with
- reserved cherry mixture. Yield: 10 servings.
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (4.000-1/2 ounces) equals 310 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 79 mg cholesterol, 287 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 31 g protein.