Bring back the Sunday roast! This pork shoulder roast recipe is boldly flavored with lots of seasonings and leftovers can be repurposed in a pasta dish, in a calzone or sandwich, or on top of salad or pizzas.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Place roast, fat side up, in a 6- to 8-quart Dutch oven. In a small bowl stir together Italian seasoning, rosemary, garlic, fennel seeds, black pepper, salt, and the crushed red pepper. Rub all over pork.

  • Roast, covered, 3 1/2 hours. Add tomatoes, mushrooms, and onion. Whisk together wine and tomato paste. Pour over pork and tomato mixture. Roast, uncovered, 1 hour more or until tender and a thermometer inserted in meat registers at least 190°F.

  • Remove and shred meat. Return meat to pot. Stir to coat. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 4 days or freezer up to 3 months. Makes 11 cups.

Slow Cooker Variation:

Prepare as directed, except place meat in a 6- to 7-qt. slow cooker. Cover; cook on low 8 to 10 hours. Add tomatoes, mushrooms, onion, and wine mixture. (Cooker will be full.) Cover. Increase heat to high. Cook 1 hour more. Continue as directed.

Nutrition Facts

131 calories; total fat 3g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fatg; monounsaturated fat 1g; cholesterol 49mg; sodium 238mg; potassium 527mg; carbohydrates 5g; fiber 1g; sugar 2g; protein 20g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 108IU; vitamin c 8mg; thiamin 1mg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 9mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 13mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 25mg; iron 1mg.

Reviews (3)

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Rating: 5.0 stars
Made it as written. Great flavor; used it with jarred tomato sauce as a ragu over rigatoni, and with barbecue sauce as pulled pork. Will make again.
Rating: 5.0 stars
Delicious, and easy. Plenty of leftovers!
Rating: 5.0 stars
This recipe was easy and Delicious!! I used the crockpot method. My family loved it!