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South Shore Pork Roast

In Storm Lake, Iowa, Pat Botine surrounds this moist pork roast with a pretty combination of carrots and onion. It feeds a family of four with plenty left over for dishes later in the week. And since the creamy gravy is served at the table, the leftover pork is easy to use.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min.
  • Makes
    10-12 servings (3-1/3 cups gravy)

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (3 to 3-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, brown roast in butter for 5 minutes on each side. Transfer to a roasting pan.
  • In the same skillet, saute onion and carrots until crisp-tender. Place around roast. Sprinkle with paprika. Add broth to pan. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour. Uncover; bake 20-30 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 160°.
  • Remove roast and vegetables to a serving platter; keep warm. Pour pan drippings into a measuring cup; skim fat. Add water to measure 2-2/3 cups.
  • In a saucepan, combine flour and sour cream until smooth. Add drippings, parsley and salt. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with the roast.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 210 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 237mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein.

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  • Chef-Bob
    Apr 15, 2016

    The family loves this recipe. The pork comes out nice and moist and the gravy is delicious. The only thing I do different is that I add potatoes with the carrots and start the gravy using the fat from the drippings with flour, then add the sour cream and the rest of the broth. I probably also used a bit more butter for browning and sauteing.I highly recommend this recipe.

  • vewebber58
    Aug 3, 2011

    This was a delicious pork roast, and easy to put together. I cooked it in my counter top oven and it worked perfectly. I like the fact that it's truly a roast.....slow cooking the meat seems to force a lot of the juices from it, leaving the meat almost dry. I was going to use some of the leftovers to make another dish, but we ended up just slicing and eating the meat over the next two days! Next time I think I'll cut the butter down to 2T. to brown the roast, and not make the sour cream sauce, as there was a lot leftover.