Old World Pork Roast

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


A nicely flavored roast.

From Best of Country Cooking, 1999.


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15 Min
2 Hr 15 Min


  • 1 tsp
    caraway seed
  • 1 tsp
    rubbed sage
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper, divided
  • 1
    boneless pork loin roast (3- to 4-pounds)
  • 1/2 tsp
    browning sauce, optional
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Old World Pork Roast


  1. In a small bowl, combine caraway seeds, sage, 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper; rub over roast. Place roast on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160 to 170 degrees. Remove roast from pan; keep warm.
  2. Pour pan drippings into a large measuring cup; add enough water to equal 2 cups. Pour into a small saucepan; add browning sauce if using, cornstarch and remaining salt and pepper. Stir until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  3. Slice roast; serve with gravy and dumplings or potatoes if desired.

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About Old World Pork Roast

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

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