Savory ~ Apple Cider Baked Pork Pot ~

Cassie *


This was the perfect meal for a cool, Fall day...

I had a pork loin roast, apple cider, a small butternut squash, some leeks needing used, so this quite delicious & satisfying meal was what came of it all...My whole family loved it...the meat was fork tender and flavors were just wonderful.

I hope you'll try it sometime!


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15 Min
2 Hr


1/4 - 1/2 c
vegetable oil
flour for dredging pork
3 lb
pork loin, fat removed & cubed
1 small
butternut squash - peeled, seeded - cut into and cut each half into - then slice into 1/4 inch thick slices- (or can add carrots)
leeks- chopped
onion- chopped
2 clove
1 Tbsp
each - pepper & dried rosemary
2 tsp
kosher salt
3 c
apple cider


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1Trim & cube your pork.

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2Peel and slice squash.

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3Chop leeks and onion.

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4Preheat oven to 325 degree F.

Now, dredge pork in flour.

In a large skillet over med high heat, add oil. Once hot place flour coated pork into pan, don't overcrowd - if you have to brown it in 2 batches. Brown on all sides.

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5Place browned pork in an oven safe pan or casserole. I used a 6 quart dutch oven.

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6Once pork is all browned and in baking dish, add the squash or carrots, onion, leeks, salt, pepper, garlic and rosemary evenly over the pork.

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7In the pan that your browned the pork, add the apple cider. Scraping the bits of goodies from the bottom of the pan. Bring to a boil, then pour cider over the veggies and pork.

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8Cover the pot with a lid or foil and bake for 2 hours or until liquid has reduced ( gravy consistency) or pork is fork tender. I stir once through baking process.

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9Serve over rice or noodles - even mashed potatoes. Sprinkle with salt & pepper if desired...we use red pepper flakes as well...

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10This was a very satisfying meal, hope you try it good!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American