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Parmesan Pork Roast

 Parmesan Pork Roast
Great sweet, savory flavor comes from just a few pantry staples in this easy roast. —Karen Warner, Louisville, Ohio
10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 5-1/2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless whole pork loin roast (4 pounds)
  • 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Directions

  • Cut roast in half. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl,
  • combine the cheese, honey, soy sauce, basil, garlic, oil and salt;
  • pour over pork. Cover and cook on low for 5-1/2 to 6 hours or until
  • a meat thermometer reads 160°.
  • Remove meat to a serving platter; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking
  • juices; transfer to a small saucepan. Bring liquid to a boil.
  • Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Gradually stir into pan.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Slice roast; serve with gravy.
  • Yield: 10 servings.

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Parmesan Pork Roast (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 5 ounces cooked pork with 3 tablespoons gravy equals 330 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 529 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 38 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.