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Corn-Stuffed Crown Roast Recipe

Corn-Stuffed Crown Roast Recipe

"My mother always made this elegant entree for company dinners and special family celebrations," remembers Dorothy Swanson of St. Louis, Missouri.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 3 hours + standing YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pork crown roast (about 7 pounds and 12 ribs)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 6 cups crushed corn bread stuffing
  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 jars (4-1/2 ounces each) sliced mushrooms, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning

Directions

  • 1. Place roast on a rack in a large shallow roasting pan. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cover rib ends with foil. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1-1/2 hours.
  • 2. In a Dutch oven, saute celery and onion in butter until tender. Stir in the stuffing, corn, mushrooms, salt, poultry seasoning and remaining pepper. Carefully spoon 1-3 cups into center of roast. Place remaining stuffing in a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 3. Bake roast 1 hour longer or until a thermometer reads 165° for stuffing. Cover and bake extra stuffing for 30-40 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a serving platter. Let stand for 15 minutes. Remove foil. Cut between ribs to serve. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 545 calories, 30 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 124 mg cholesterol, 826 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 38 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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