Cumin Pork Roast With Wild Mushroom Sauce

"I serve this flavorful roast with its rich mushroom gravy with garlic mashed potatoes and either spinach or sautéed carrots. I have also found that when I want to deglaze a pan and scrape up the brown bits, I don't use a non-stick pan, it is much better and more flavorful that way. I tried to say in the recipe that you can use a combo of the shrooms if you wish, but it would not let me. Prep time is approximate. This recipe is adapted from Bon Appetit magazine, Feb 1997."
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Ready In:
1hr 20mins




  • Preheat oven to 375°F Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Rub 3 teaspoons cumin over pork. Place in roasting pan. Roast pork until meat thermometer inserted into center registers 150°F, about 50 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, 1/2 cup shallots, garlic and 1 tablespoon jalapeño; sauté until mushrooms are very tender and beginning to brown, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Add oregano or the Italian Seasoning and 1 teaspoon cumin. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Transfer pork to platter. Tent with foil. Add broth to roasting pan; scrape up any browned bits. Transfer to heavy medium saucepan. Add flour to wine in a jar and shake briskly. Add wine mixture, 1 tablespoon butter, 1 tablespoon shallots and 1 teaspoon jalapeño into broth; bring to a boil, whisking until smooth. Stir in mushroom mixture and any accumulated juices from pork on platter. Boil until mixture thickens to sauce consistency, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Slice pork. Serve pork with sauce. And enjoy!

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  1. This was very tasty. I used a slightly smaller loin and it still took the full cooking time so beware. Skipped the jalapeno and it was still very tasty.


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