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Cranberry Glazed Pork Roast

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing

Makes

8 servings

Meet the Cook: Many pork recipes were too spicy for me, so I decided to try this sweeter alternative. That was 18 years ago, and it became a family favorite. It tastes great the day after in a cold sandwich, too. Today, our two daughters make this roast often. We also have eight grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. -Madeline Strauss, Clinton Township, Michigan

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 boneless rolled pork loin roast (3 pounds)
  • 1 cup jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar

Directions

  1. Combine salt and pepper; rub over the roast. Place roast, fat side up, on a rack in a greased roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the cranberry sauce, orange juice and brown sugar in a saucepan; cook over medium heat until cranberry sauce is melted. Drizzle a fourth of the glaze over roast.
  3. Bake 20 minutes longer; or until a thermometer reads 145°, basting frequently with remaining glaze. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Warm remaining glaze; serve with roast.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 293 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 354mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 33g protein.

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