Walnut Encrusted Pork Roast

Walnut Encrusted Pork Roast Recipe

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Megan Stewart


This was a dinner party main course while I still lived at home. I confess to using pecans over the walnuts when I make it...


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  • 2 1/4 lb
    boneless top loin pork roast
  • 1/3 c
    finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    merlot or dry red wine
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 c
    whole cranberry sauce

How to Make Walnut Encrusted Pork Roast


  1. Oven to 325 degrees. Roast on rack in shallow baking pan. Combine nuts and rosemary and press on tops and sides of roast. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake 1 1/4-1 1/2 hours or to an internal temp of 160 degrees and juice runs clear. Set before cutting. Combine remaining in small saucepan, bring to boil and reduce heat. Boil, uncovered 15 min until sauce reduces to 1 cup. Cool 15 min. Slice roast thin and serve with sauce.

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About Walnut Encrusted Pork Roast

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

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