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Orange-Pecan Pork Roast

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1-3/4 hours + standing

Makes

6-8 servings

Family and friends will "ooh" and "ahh" when you bring in this impressive roast with its beautiful orange glaze and nutty topping. Moist and delicious, it's a real showstopper!

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (2-1/2 to 3 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Place roast on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. In a skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add the marmalade, pecans and cinnamon; cook and stir until marmalade is melted. Spoon over roast.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 1-3/4 hours or until a thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 pound: 285 calories, 13g fat (3g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.

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