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Apple-Topped Pork Loin Recipe

Apple-Topped Pork Loin Recipe

This succulent roast from field editor Susan Seymour of Valatie, New York has a crisp topping of spiced apples.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min. + standing YIELD:12-15 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • APPLE TOPPING:
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped peeled tart apples
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground mace

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; rub over roast. In a large skillet, heat oil; brown roast on all sides. Place on a rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 40 minutes.
  • 2. Combine the topping ingredients; spread over top of roast. Bake 40-45 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 12-15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 205 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 195 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer