Pork Crown Roast With Sausage Stuffing

Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
150 minutes
Makes:
10 - 12 servings
Source

H-E-B Cooking Connections

Ingredients

5poundsPork Loin Crown Roast, bone in,

1 1/2teaspoonssalt,

1teaspooncoarse ground black pepper,

8ounces(4 cups) Pepperidge Farm Herb Seasoned Stuffing,

8ouncesH-E-B uncooked pork sausage,

1/2cupchopped dried apricots,

1/2cupdried cranberries,

2tablespoonsbutter,

1/2cupwalnut pieces,

Directions

1Heat oven to 325 degrees.

2Season all sides of roast with salt and pepper. Place roast, bone tips up, on a rack in a shallow baking pan. Crumple foil in a ball large enough to fill center of roast to maintain round shape during cooking. Roast pork 2 to 2 1/2 hours, about 13 to 15 minutes per pound.

3Meanwhile, chop apricots to prepare stuffing. Place apricots, cranberries and butter in a 2-quart saucepan with 2 cups water; bring to a boil and set aside. Brown pork sausage in a large skillet over Medium heat; break sausage into small pieces with edge of cooking spoon during cooking. Stir stuffing and walnuts into pork in skillet; pour fruit with water over stuffing mixture. Toss to coat and moisten stuffing.

4Remove roast from oven after 1 hour of cooking. Remove foil from center and fill crown roast with just enough stuffing to fill center; place remainder of stuffing in a separate baking pan and set aside. Return roast to oven; continue cooking another 1 to 1 1/2 hours If necessary, cover bone tips and stuffing with foil to prevent dark browning.

5Place pan with stuffing in oven with roast during last 45 minutes or bake in a separate oven.

6Roast is done when internal temperature of roast reaches 150 degrees in thickest part, but not touching bone. Let stand 20 minutes; carve roast between ribs and serve with stuffing

Nutritional Information

No Nutritional Information Available

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