Braised Pork Roast With Apple-Brandy Sauce
Braised Pork Roast With Apple-Brandy Sauce might be just the main course you are searching for. Watching your figure? This gluten free and dairy free recipe has 255 calories, 33g of protein, and 7g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 8. This recipe covers 18% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Only Head to the store and pick up salt, low-salt chicken broth, celery, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the water you could follow this main course with the Watermelon-Peach Slushies as a dessert.
Combine sage, thyme, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; rub inside surface of roast with one-third of sage mixture. Reroll roast, securing at 1-inch intervals with heavy string. Rub outside surface of roast with remaining sage mixture.
Place a large Dutch oven coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat until hot.
Add roast; brown on all sides.
Remove roast from pan; set aside. Melt margarine in pan.
Add onion and celery, and saut 5 minutes. Return roast to pan.
Combine 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, apple juice, applejack, and broth; pour over roast.
Insert a meat thermometer into thickest portion of roast. Cover and bake at 425 for 20 minutes; reduce oven temperature to 325 (do not remove roast from oven), and bake 30 minutes.
Add apple; cover and bake an additional 30 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 160 (slightly pink).
Remove roast from pan, reserving cooking liquid.
Place roast on a platter; cover with foil.
Combine water and cornstarch, and stir into reserved cooking liquid. Bring mixture to a boil, and cook 1 minute or until sauce is slightly thick.
Note: Use 1 cup apple juice concentrate and omit apple brandy, if desired.