APPLE-GLAZED PORK ROAST WITH SAUERKRAUT
Makes: 8 servings
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: about 1 hour 20 minutes; standing time: 5 minutes
- 1 1/2 teaspoons light brown sugar
- 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, divided
- 1/8 teaspoon coarse salt
- 1 cup apple juice, divided
- 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 (2- to 2 1/2-pound) pork sirloin roast
- 1 (16-ounce) package refrigerated sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
- 3/4 cup chopped apple
- 1/4 cup chopped carrot
Adapted from uexpress.com
Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, 1/4 teaspoon caraway seeds and salt. Stir in 3/4 cup apple juice and the lemon juice. Cook and stir 5 minutes over medium-low or until thickened. Set aside. Place pork in shallow roasting pan. Roast 45 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine sauerkraut, apple, carrot, remaining apple juice and remaining caraway seeds; mix well. Spoon around pork. Pour apple/lemon juice mixture over pork and sauerkraut. Roast 30 more minutes or until temperature of roast is 145 degrees. Remove from oven; let stand 5 minutes. Slice pork and serve with sauerkraut mixture.
Per serving: 181 calories, 22 grams protein, 6 grams fat (28 percent calories from fat), 1.9 grams saturated fat, 10 grams carbohydrate, 65 milligrams cholesterol, 376 milligrams sodium, 2 grams fiber.