Butter Roast Suckling Pig
|Suckling pig||10 Pound|
|Onion||1 Large, minced|
|Butter||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), melted|
|Bread loaves||36 Ounce|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Red apple||1 Small|
Rinse inside of prepared pig; pat dry.
Saute onion in 1/2 cup butter; soak bread in 3 cups water.
Combine onion, bread, sage, salt and pepper.
Fill pig lightly with dressing; secure opening.
Tie legs in place; put piece of wood in mouth and place pig in kneeling position in roasting pan.
Sprinkle with additional salt.
Pour 1 cup hot water in pan.
Place foil over ears and tail.
Bake at 325 degrees for 3 hours and 30 minutes, basting frequently with remaining butter.
Remove foil; bake for 30 minutes longer or until pig is tender.
Place pig in kneeling position on hot platter.
Remove block; place apple in mouth and cranberries in eye sockets.
Calories 395 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21 g32.4%
Saturated Fat 8.4 g42%
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Cholesterol 93.6 mg31.2%
Sodium 357.9 mg14.9%
Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.9%
Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.7%
Sugars 1.2 g
Protein 32 g63.5%
Vitamin A 3.3% Vitamin C 1.9%
Calcium 6.4% Iron 10.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet