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apple pecan roasted pork

a recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

I like that fact that this recipe uses apple cider rather than apples, thereby lending the pork the subtle flavor of apples. And pecan pieces to top it off--yum! Recipe & photo:

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For apple pecan roasted pork

  • 1
    pork tenderloin (about 1 pound)
  • 1/2 c
    apple cider or apple juice
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard

How To Make apple pecan roasted pork

  • 1
    Place the pork roast in a large resealable plastic bag; add apple cider (or juice) and 1 tsp. salt. Seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
  • 2
    Spread the pecans on a plate. Drain pork, discarding marinade. In a small bowl, mix honey and mustard; rub over pork. Roll pork in pecans, patting to help nuts adhere.
  • 3
    Transfer to a greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake in a preheated 425-degree oven for one hour. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Cut into slices and season with salt to taste.

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