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Holiday Pork Roast with Ginger Gravy Recipe
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Holiday Pork Roast with Ginger Gravy Recipe

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This special dish is perfect for Christmas or New Year’s Eve. A mouthwatering ginger gravy and tender vegetables complement the moist herbed roast. —Mary Ann Dell, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 1 hour 40 min. + standing
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 1 hour 40 min. + standing
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless whole pork loin roast (5 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup apple jelly
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups water, divided
  • 1 teaspoon browning sauce, optional

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked meat with 4-1/2 teaspoons gravy equals 204 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Place pork roast on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Combine the ginger, garlic, sage and salt; rub over meat. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour.
  2. Combine jelly and pepper sauce; brush over roast. Arrange carrots and onions around roast. Pour 1/2 cup water into pan. Bake 40-50 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 145°. Remove roast to a serving platter; let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
  3. Skim fat from pan drippings. Transfer drippings and vegetables to a food processor; cover and process until smooth. Pour into a small saucepan. Add browning sauce if desired and remaining water; heat through. Slice roast; serve with gravy. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Holiday Pork Roast in Country December/January 2010, p49

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked meat with 4-1/2 teaspoons gravy equals 204 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Feb. 9, 2013

this recipe is good with chicken wings

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2012

Will definitely make this again. But, didn't use the sage; we don't like sage. It was delicious!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2011

This is a very good recipe. It helps to read all the words in a recipe. 2 carrots are plenty for what they are used for.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2011

I will definitely not make this again. No one liked it and it probably was the sage in combination with the other ingredients.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2011

Very good...but I recommend more carrots. 2 medium carrots will not feed 16 people.

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