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    Oven Pork Roast With Applesauce, Baby Potatoes, Gravy and Aspara

    Oven Pork Roast With Applesauce, Baby Potatoes, Gravy and Aspara. Photo by ElizabethKnicely

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    12 hrs 25 mins

    25 mins

    12 hrs

    Chef JDecember28's Note:

    From the August 2009 Costco Connection and directions copy/paste for ease from (I double-checked the directions & corrected) This one does require work the night before, but it isn't difficult, and it is a piece of cake the next day - just stick it in the oven. The 4-6 servings assumes 1/3 of the roast is left over.

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    1. 1
      The night before … Take out equipment.
    2. 2
      1. Place roast on a plate. Sprinkle with pepper, garlic powder and no-salt seasoning. Cover and let stand in refrigerator overnight.
    3. 3
      In the morning …
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      2. Preheat oven to 450°F Transfer roast to a shallow roasting pan. Place in preheated oven, uncovered. Set timer for 20 minutes. When timer rings, don’t open the oven! Reduce heat to 170°F That’s it! Leave the roast in for up to 10 hours.
    5. 5
      When you get home …
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      3. Wash potatoes and place in a large stovetop pot of cold water. Bring to a full boil, then reduce heat to a low boil until you can easily pierce the potatoes with a knife. Drain potato water into a large measuring cup and set aside. Add butter and rosemary to potatoes and swish to coat. Cover to keep warm.
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      When the roast is ready to come out (it should have an internal temperature of 160 F) .,.
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      4. Transfer roast to plate. Wrap in foil to rest. Combine gravy mix and water in a cup, then whisk into roasting pan. Slowly whisk in potato water. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring continuously. Reduce heat to simmer. Keep roast wrapped in foil, but drain juices from plate into roasting pan.
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      5. Snap off bottom nodes of asparagus and discard. Rinse spears in colander or steamer basket. Place a small amount of water in the bottom of a stove-top pot and bring to a full boil with the asparagus in the basket above. Cover and set timer for 4 minutes, or microwave in a non-metal pan for the same amount of time.
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      When the timer rings for asparagus …
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      Drain water. Toss asparagus in pot with butter and salt.
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      6. Combine applesauce and cinnamon in a small serving bowl to serve with pork roast.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 10, 2013


      I made this almost exactly as stated...I had to use frozen asparagus because no one had in stock for the past 3 days and we each had 1/2 cup applesauce. It was really good and quite the topic on the main thread in PAC today. Thank you for a great recipe! Made for PAC Spring 2013

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    Nutritional Facts for Oven Pork Roast With Applesauce, Baby Potatoes, Gravy and Aspara

    Serving Size: 1 (935 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1069.4
    Calories from Fat 155
    Total Fat 17.2 g
    Saturated Fat 6.8 g
    Cholesterol 220.3 mg
    Sodium 628.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 143.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 22.5 g
    Sugars 13.6 g
    Protein 89.7 g

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