Apple Cider Braised Pork Roast For #SundaySupper #FamilyDinnerTable

Magnolia Days

Ready in: 180 minutes
Servings: 8
Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Whole 30

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups apple cider
    Beverages
  • 3 medium cooking apples (Granny Smith recommended)
    Produce
  • 6 ounces dried apricot pieces
    Produce
  • 3 to 3 1/2 pound boneless pork roast (loin end)
    Meat
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
    Oil, Vinegar, Salad Dressing
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1 cup chopped onion
    Produce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
    Spices and Seasonings

Steps

  • Heat oil in a 6- to 8-quart Dutch oven until almost smoking. Brown pork on all sides in the hot oil.
  • Transfer browned pork to a plate and discard fat.
  • Add apple cider, onion, salt, and pork to the Dutch oven. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to simmer. Cover and simmer until meat is tender, about 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
  • Remove pork and place on a cutting board.
  • Let rest for 10 to 15 minutes. Slice and place on a serving platter. Cover with foil to keep warm.Core apples and cut into wedges.
  • Cut dried apricots in half (if not already in pieces).
  • Add apples, apricots, cardamom, and cinnamon to the dutch oven. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to simmer. Cover and simmer until fruit in tender, about 5 minutes.Use a slotted spoon to transfer apples and apricots to the serving platter. Re-cover with foil to keep warm until serving.Bring the juices in the Dutch oven to a gentle boil and cook until reduced to 1 cup, about 7 to 10 minutes.Spoon cider sauce over meat and fruit or serve on the side.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 344.18  cal  (17.21%)
  • Fat: 10.74  g  (16.52%)
  • Saturated Fat: 2.43  g  (15.2%)
  • Carbohydrates: 22.26  g  (7.42%)
  • Sugar: 17.0  g  (18.89%)
  • Cholesterol: 107.16  mg  (35.72%)
  • Sodium: 378.74  mg  (16.47%)
  • Protein: 38.89  g  (77.77%)
  • Vitamin B6: 1.36  mg  (68.09%)
  • Selenium: 47.32  µg  (67.6%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.8  mg  (53.11%)
  • Vitamin B3: 10.04  mg  (50.22%)
  • Phosphorus: 406.6  mg  (40.66%)
  • Potassium: 871.34  mg  (24.9%)
  • Zinc: 3.2  mg  (21.35%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.36  mg  (21.34%)
  • Vitamin B12: 0.87  µg  (14.46%)
  • Vitamin B5: 1.42  mg  (14.21%)
  • Magnesium: 56.11  mg  (14.03%)
  • Manganese: 0.23  mg  (11.26%)
  • Fiber: 2.69  g  (10.75%)
  • Vitamin C: 7.47  mg  (9.05%)
  • Vitamin A: 447.87  IU  (8.96%)
  • Vitamin E: 1.16  mg  (7.72%)
  • Copper: 0.15  mg  (7.6%)
  • Iron: 1.26  mg  (7.01%)
  • Vitamin K: 4.82  µg  (4.59%)
  • Vitamin D: 0.68  µg  (4.54%)
  • Calcium: 28.25  mg  (2.83%)
  • Folate: 7.77  µg  (1.94%)

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