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Roast Pork with Apple Topping

 Roast Pork with Apple Topping
I enjoy cooking and am constantly on the lookout for new recipes to try. I feel very fortunate when I find a dish like this that becomes a family favorite. Ever since I found this recipe several years ago, it's the main way I fix pork loin. -Virgina Barrett, Rochester, New York
8-10 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours + standing

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1-3/4 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 pork loin roast (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 1-1/2 cups applesauce
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mace

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine flour, 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, ground mustard,
  • caraway, sugar, pepper and sage; rub over roast. Cover and let stand
  • for 30 minutes.
  • Place on a greased baking rack, fat side up, in roasting pan. Bake,
  • uncovered, at 325° for 1 hour. Combine applesauce, brown sugar,
  • mace and remaining salt; spread over roast. Roast 1 hour longer or
  • until the internal temperature reaches 160°-170°. Let stand
  • 15 minutes before slicing. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 5 ounces cooked pork equals 291 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 470 mg sodium,

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Roast Pork with Apple Topping (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.