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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Trim & cube your pork.
2
Peel and slice squash.
3
Chop leeks and onion.
4
Preheat 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.
5
Place browned pork in an oven safe pan or casserole. I used a 6 quart dutch oven.
6
Once pork is all browned and in baking dish, add the squash or carrots, onion, leeks, salt, pepper, garlic and rosemary evenly over the pork.
7
In 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.
8
Cover 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.
9
Serve over rice or noodles - even mashed potatoes. Sprinkle with salt & pepper if desired...we use red pepper flakes as well...
10
This was a very satisfying meal, hope you try it sometime...so good!

About this Recipe

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