Roast Pork with Garlic and Apples

Recipe by Barb G.
READY IN: 1hr 35mins




  • For brine, Microwave 2 cups water in a microwaveproof bowl on HIGH 3 minutes, until steaming, Stir in apple, kosher salt, suger, garlic, peppercorns and sage until sugar has almost dissloved.
  • Add 2 cups cold water.
  • Cool to room temperture.
  • Pour brine into large, heavey-duty, resealable storage bag, Add PORK.
  • Push out excess air from bag and seal.
  • Marinate pork in refrigerator 24 hours, turning the bag several times.
  • Spread the two apples in a 11 x 7-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • Combine garlic, sage, oil, vinegar, pepper, and salt in a cup; set aside.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Drain pork into calander; discard brine and solids.
  • Rinse pork under cold running water.
  • Pat dry.
  • Rub pork with garlic mixture and place on top of apples in baking dish.
  • Bake pork and apples intil an instant-read meat themometer inserted in center of pork registers 160 degrees, about 60 to 70 minutes.
  • Transfer pork to a serving platter and cover loosely with foil.
  • Remove apples from baking dish, coarsely chop and transfer to a bowl; skim fat from drippings in pan.
  • Stir drippings into apples.
  • Serve apples with sliced pork.