Sunday's Best Pork Roast

"This is a recipe I got from my mother-in-law. This roast turns out very moist. I also add potatoes and carrots for a complete meal."
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Ready In:
3hrs 5mins


  • 1 (5 lb) pork roast
  • 1 garlic clove, slice into 5 sections
  • 1 (1 ounce) package beef soup mix
  • 2 cups warm water


  • Rinse pork with cold water.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Poke holes, about 5, in pork roast.
  • Place garlic in holes.
  • Mix dry soup mix with 2 cups warm water.
  • Pour over roast.
  • Roast covered in oven for three hours.

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  1. OUTSTANDING PORK ROAST ~ REALLY GREAT TASTING! This was so easy to prepare! I admit to using 2 large garlic cloves, but then we really love garlic ~ I'd much rather kiss garlic lips than cigarette lips! Thanks, much, for sharing the recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed in the Gimme 5 Tag Game]
  2. Made this last night with a 3 pound roast (took about 2 hours) - it turned out delicious with carrots, potatoes and fennel roasted along with it...
  3. Simple and delish.....just like my grandmother used to make. The only change I made was to use onion soup mix instead of beef (since that is what grandma used). I made a gravy with with the juice - just added some water & flour.
  4. This was, hands down, the best pork roast I have ever cooked (if not ever tasted). It was SCRUMPTIOUS! I made as directed but added a quartered onion for extra flavor. Thanks for a great recipe! Made for PRMR Tag Game, 1/20/09 - NELady.
  5. The name says it all. It is the best pork roast that we've had in a long time. I used 2 to 3 Tbs of recipe#24952 that I keep on hand and used minced garlic as this was what I had on hand at the time. I made small pockets on top of the roast and placed a little minced garlic and a dash of teriyaki sauce just to fill the hole. I did place freshly ground black pepper on top of the roast before adding the 2 cups of warm water mixed with onion soup mix. Served this with black eye peas and fried cabbage and Recipe#74856. Thanks for sharing this delicious roast. Its a keeper!


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