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
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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.

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Honey-Glazed Pork Roast

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Pork with Raisin Sauce

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

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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.

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Smoked Italian-Crusted Pork Loin

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Pork with Pears and Barley

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

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Mushroom-Stuffed Pork Roast

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

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Rosemary and Garlic Smoked Pork Roast

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Walnut-Encrusted Pork Roast

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

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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.

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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.

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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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