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Glazed Holiday Pork Roast

 Glazed Holiday Pork Roast
With this sweet and tangy fruit glaze, this pretty pork roast is perfect for a holiday meal. But don't save it just for special occasions! My husband and son love this warm and satisfying supper whenever I serve it.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 pork rib roast (4 to 4-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 cup dried fruit bits, divided
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

Directions

  • Make 15-20 slits, about 1 to 1-1/2 in. deep, in the roast; place some
  • fruit in each slit. In a small bowl, combine the water, honey, soup
  • mix, ketchup, lemon juice, peel and remaining fruit.
  • Place roast fat side up in a roasting pan. Pour fruit mixture over
  • the top. Cover and bake at 325° for 3 to 3-1/2 hours or until a
  • meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 10-15 minutes before
  • carving. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.