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Apple-Topped Pork Loin

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min. + standing

Makes

12-15 servings

This succulent roast from field editor Susan Seymour of Valatie, New York has a crisp topping of spiced apples.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • APPLE TOPPING:
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped peeled tart apples
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground mace

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; rub over roast. In a large skillet, heat oil; brown roast on all sides. Place on a rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 40 minutes.
  2. Combine the topping ingredients; spread over top of roast. Bake 40-45 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 205 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 195mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 24g protein.

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