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Glazed Pork Roast Recipe

Glazed Pork Roast Recipe

You don't need many ingredients to prepare this oh-so-good entree. It's a hit with old and young alike at my holiday table.—Gloria Carrara, West Warwick, Rhode Island
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 2 hours + standing YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bone-in pork loin roast (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. Line a shallow roasting pan with foil; place roast fat side up on a rack in prepared pan. In a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 14-16 minutes or until smooth and slightly thickened. Pour over pork.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160°, basting with pan juices every 30 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked pork equals 258 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 65 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.