- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon celery seed, crushed
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 boneless rolled pork loin roast (4 to 5 pounds)
- 2 cans (14 ounces each) sauerkraut, undrained
- 1 teaspoon sugar, optional
- 8 ounces smoked kielbasa or Polish sausage, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients; rub over roast. Place roast fat side up in a Dutch oven. Combine sauerkraut and sugar if desired. Spoon sauerkraut and sausage over and around roast.
- Cover and bake at 350° for 2-1/4 to 2-3/4 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 15 minutes before slicing. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Medium-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer
Reviews for Pennsylvania-Style Pork Roast
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"Great 'good luck' recipe for New Years Day. Pork roast and sauerkraut in the mid-west is a long time tradition. Cooking to 160 degrees may assure you of a dry roast. In 2011 the USDA changed the internal temp to 145 degrees internal for this meal. Now you have a great juicy piece of pork. I will always remember a question asked a famous chef about cooking pork. His answer was, that if your look at your pork dish and say.'that looks perfect' you have waited too long. This comment was made prior to the USDA decision to lower the internal temp. Looks like he was ahead of the curve on this one!"