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Old-Fashioned Pork Roast Recipe

A lightly sweet coating keeps the pork roast tender and moist. With just four ingredients, this roast is great for everyday dinners but looks impressive enough to serve guests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours YIELD:8-10 servings


  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (2 to 3 pounds)
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage


  • 1. Place roast, fat side up, on a greased rack in a roasting pan. Combine applesauce, salt and sage; spread over roast.
  • 2. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour. Uncover and bake 15-30 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 160°-170°. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 123 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 18 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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