Crown Roast of Pork with Savory Fruit Stuffing

Recipe by Dee514
READY IN: 3hrs 55mins
SERVES: 10-14
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place pork roast in roasting pan, resting on bone tips (like a rack).
  • Insert a meat thermometer into the thickest part of the meat.
  • Roast, uncovered, at 325°F for 1 1/2 hours.
  • In a medium skillet, heat vegetable oil.
  • Sauté onions and celery until onions are golden.
  • Transfer to a large bowl.
  • Add remaining ingredients and toss well.
  • Remove roast from oven; drain off excess fat.
  • Turn roast right side up (bones facing up), and replace in pan.
  • Fill cavity with stuffing.
  • Spoon the rest of the stuffing into a greased baking dish.
  • Bake stuffing uncovered with pork roast for another 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until meat thermometer registers 160°F.
  • Let roast stand 15 minutes, prior to slicing.
  • Apple and Sausage Stuffing: Saute sausage in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat until cooked through, crumbling sausage with back of spoon, about 10 minutes.
  • Using slotted spoon, transfer sausage to large bowl.
  • Add butter, onions and celery to skillet; saute until onions are tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Add apples; saute until apples are tender but still hold shape, about 10 minutes.
  • Add sage, thyme and allspice; saute for another minute.
  • Add to sausage.
  • Stir in stuffing mix.
  • Season with salt and pepper, (stuffing can be made a day ahead; store in covered bowl, in refrigerator) Generously butter 15x10-inch glass baking dish.
  • Fill center of crown roast of pork with stuffing (following above directions).
  • Transfer remaining stuffing to prepared dish.
  • Cover with foil and bake until heated through, about 40 minutes.
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