Danish Fruit Stuffed Pork Roast

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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 325*F.
  • Place the roast rib side down. Cut pockets in the roast, cutting from the meaty side. Sprinkle the roast with the salt and pepper.
  • to prepare the stuffing, in a small saucepan, combine the prunes and the water. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 1o minutes or until prunes are tender. Drain and coarsely chop. Set aside.
  • In the same saucepan, melt the butter over moderate heat. Add onion and cook for 3 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Stir in the brown sugar, lemon rind, cinnamon and cardamom.
  • Place the bread cubes in a large bowl. Stir in the onion mixture, prunes and apple. Drizzle with the apple juice, tossing until moistened. Spoon about 3 TBS into eacb pocket of the roast. Spoon the remaining stuffing into a buttered casserole; cover and refrigerate.
  • Place the roast, rib side down, in a roasting pan. Roast for 1 3/4 to 2 1/4 hours or until a thermometer inserted in the center of roast registers 155*F. (Cover the roast loosely with foil after 1 hour, so the stuffing doesn't overly brown).
  • Bake the covered casserole of stuffing along side of the roast during the last 30 to 40 minutes of roasting.
  • Let the roast stand for 15 minutes befroe carving, serving the stuffing in the casserole with the roast.
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