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Savory Mustard Pork Roast Recipe
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Savory Mustard Pork Roast Recipe

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The unique pairing of honey and molasses with diced tomatoes, red wine and stone-ground mustard yields the most delightful mustard sauce with just a hint of sweetness. —Ezra Elkon, Charles Town, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours + standing
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours + standing
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 boneless pork shoulder butt roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 3/4 cup stone-ground mustard
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water


  1. Sprinkle roast with salt and pepper; brown in oil in a large skillet on all sides. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Add tomatoes and onion; pour broth and wine around meat. Combine the mustard, garlic, honey, molasses and thyme; pour over pork. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Remove roast; cover and let stand for 15 minutes before slicing. Meanwhile, skim fat from cooking juices; transfer juices to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Slice pork and serve with sauce. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Savory Mustard Pork Roast in Simple & Delicious February/March 2013, p38

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Dec. 6, 2014

"I just made this tonight and it was delicious. A must make!! My hubby doesn't really like pork but he loved it!!"

Reviewed Feb. 9, 2013

"Excellent! My family thoroughly enjoyed it and it's going to be part of our meal planning for sure!"

Reviewed Jan. 8, 2013

"Easy recipe. Great flavors. Hats off to the chef that created this recipe."

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