Pork Loin Roast with Sour Cream Sauce
I use roasted parsnips, celery and onions to create a mouthwatering, rustic sauce for pork. This is home cooking at its very best! —Donna Noel, Gray, Maine
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour 45 min. + standing
Makes10 servings (2-1/2 cups sauce)
- 1 large parsnip, peeled and grated
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 1 celery rib, chopped
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup white wine or chicken broth
- 1 boneless rolled pork loin roast (4 pounds)
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
- Place the parsnip, onions and celery in a greased shallow roasting pan. Pour water and wine over vegetables. Place roast fat side up over top. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1-3/4 hours to 2-1/4 hours or until a thermometer reads 160°. Transfer to a warm serving platter. Let stand for 10-15 minutes before slicing.
- Place pan drippings and vegetables in a blender. Cover and process until blended. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add vegetable mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir in the sour cream, salt and pepper. Serve with pork.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 339 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 112mg cholesterol, 201mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein.
Originally published as Czech-Style Roast Loin of Pork with Parsnip-Sour Cream Sauce in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2010