Classic Pork Roast with a Fresh Twist

These tasty fillings, sauces, and rubs take ordinary pork roast from ho-hum to delicious.

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Spiced Pork Rib Roast with Seasonal Vegetables
Spiced Pork Rib Roast with Seasonal Vegetables

    This pork roast is rubbed with a home-ground spice blend of coriander, cloves, and bay leaf and served with roasted corn and green beans.

Honey-Glazed Pork Roast

    Give everyday pork loin a fresh makeover by brushing it with honey-lime glaze and serving it with roasted peppers.

Roast Pork Loin Stuffed with Andouille and Crawfish

    Depending on the shape of the roast you buy, pounding it to a 15-x-9-inch rectangle may be difficult. Just make sure the pork is 1/2 inch thick so the stuffed roll will cook evenly.

Caribbean Pork with Sweet Potatoes

    This dish is pretty to look at and pretty hot-tasting, too. Pickapeppa sauce and a fruit salsa give this meat and potatoes roast a Caribbean kick.

Mustard-Maple Pork Roast

    Maple syrup, orange peel, and mustard add captivating flavor to the glaze for this succulent roast. The sides -- potatoes and carrots -- roast right alongside the pork.

Pork with Raisin Sauce

    A flavorful combination of raisins, pork, and citrus peel adds pizazz to pork roast.

Seeded Pork Roast

    This savory blend of aniseed, fennel, caraway, dillseed, and celery seed creates a crustlike coating for pork roast that's sweetened by apple juice and prepared in a slow cooker.

Smoked Italian-Crusted Pork Loin

    Smoking this pork loin infuses it with the flavors in the rub: garlic, basil, and oregano.

Pork and Apricots with Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    This harvest meal features tender pork shoulder and sausage seasoned with tarragon and fennel, plus a generous helping of fluffy mashed sweet potatoes.

Pork Medallions with Pear-Maple Sauce

    Juicy pears, tart cherries, and maple syrup scented with rosemary and thyme give this appealing roast a distinctive flavor.

Apple-Smoked Pork Loin

    This recipe relies on apple wood chips or chunks to give the herb-rubbed pork roast a sweet, smoky flavor. Look for a variety of wood chips or chunks -- including orange, cherry, hickory, maple, mesquite, and pecan -- where grilling supplies are sold.

Pork with Pears and Barley

    Canned pears help get this delicious meal on the table fast.

Mushroom-Stuffed Pork Roast

    Enjoy this elegant pork roast. It's served beneath a small pool of white wine and shallot sauce.

Rosemary and Garlic Smoked Pork Roast

    Rub pork loin with rosemary and oil before grilling. Then drizzle with lemon or lime juice before serving.

Pork with Parsnips and Pears

    Pour white wine over the pork roast and veggies and put it in the oven. In two hours, you'll have a full meal, complete with a tasty sauce for drizzling over the meat.

Apple Saucy Pork Roast

    Chunky wedges of apple tumbled in a mixture of brown sugar-sweetened apple juice and mustard surround this rosemary- and pepper-crusted pork roast.

Roast Pork Tangerine

    When this recipe first appeared in Better Homes and Gardens in the '60s, most center-cut pork rib roasts would have included bone. Today, boneless roasts are becoming more popular because the roasts are easier to serve and have less waste.

Jalapeno-Honey Pork Tenderloin

    This present-day grilled roast has more fiery flavors than recipes of years past. It's marinated in a sesame oil and soy sauce mixture that gets its heat from both jalapeno chili peppers and crushed red pepper.

Walnut-Encrusted Pork Roast

    Covered with walnuts and topped with lingonberry sauce, this roast is perfect for sharing with your family during the holidays.

Jamaican Jerk Pork Loin

    Fresh mint and pepper jelly blend for just the right balance of "cool" and "hot" in this chock-full-of-fruit salsa. It's a tongue-tingling accent to the jerk-seasoned pork.

Rosemary Roasted Loin of Pork

    When you want to pull out the stops to impress dinner guests, this Tuscan-style roast pork -- infused with the appealing flavor combination of fennel, rosemary, and garlic --is just the thing. Leftover slices make terrific sandwiches.

Pork Tenderloins with Fruit Chutney

    These juicy tenderloins can be grilled the day before, chilled, then reheated for an amazing make-ahead meal.

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