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

READY IN: 12hrs 25mins




  • The night before … Take out equipment.
  • 1. Place roast on a plate. Sprinkle with pepper, garlic powder and no-salt seasoning. Cover and let stand in refrigerator overnight.
  • In the morning …
  • 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.
  • When you get home …
  • 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.
  • When the roast is ready to come out (it should have an internal temperature of 160 F) .,.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • When the timer rings for asparagus …
  • Drain water. Toss asparagus in pot with butter and salt.
  • 6. Combine applesauce and cinnamon in a small serving bowl to serve with pork roast.