Savory ~ Apple Cider Baked Pork Pot ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

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!

Enjoy!


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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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)
2
leeks- chopped
1
onion- chopped
2 clove
garlic,minced
1 Tbsp
each - pepper & dried rosemary
2 tsp
kosher salt
3 c
apple cider

Step-By-Step

1Trim & cube your pork.
2Peel and slice squash.
3Chop leeks and onion.
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.
5Place browned pork in an oven safe pan or casserole. I used a 6 quart dutch oven.
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.
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.
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.
9Serve over rice or noodles - even mashed potatoes. Sprinkle with salt & pepper if desired...we use red pepper flakes as well...
10This was a very satisfying meal, hope you try it sometime...so good!

About this Recipe

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