Orange-Pecan Pork Roast
Family and friends will "ooh" and "ahh" when you bring in this impressive roast with its beautiful orange glaze and nutty topping. Moist and delicious, it's a real showstopper!
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 1-3/4 hours + standing
- 1 boneless pork loin roast (2-1/2 to 3 pounds)
- 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1/2 cup orange marmalade
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Place roast on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. In a skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add the marmalade, pecans and cinnamon; cook and stir until marmalade is melted. Spoon over roast.
- Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 1-3/4 hours or until a thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts1/2 pound: 285 calories, 13g fat (3g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.
Originally published as Orange-Pecan Pork Roast in Country Woman Christmas 2004