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Prune Stuffed Pork Loin Roast

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Ingredients
  Pitted prunes 12 Ounce (1 Package, Whole)
  Boneless pork loin roast 8 Pound, cut for rolling (1 Double)
  Canned pineapple slices 8 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Grated fresh ginger root 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon pepper seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Seasoned salt 1 Teaspoon
  Apple cider 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dry sherry 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), divided
Directions

Heat 3/4 cup sherry in a saucepan just long enough to produce fumes (do not boil); remove from heat, and ignite.
Let flames die down, and set aside.
Combine prunes and cider in a medium saucepan.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes.
Remove from heat; stir in 1/2 cup of heated sherry.
Pour remaining 1/4 cup sherry over pineapple; set aside.Combine seasonings; rub on roast.
Place one roast on a roasting rack, fat side down.
Reserve 4 prunes in liquid; remove remaining prunes with a slotted spoon and place on roast.
Place remaining roast, fat side up, atop prunes.
Tie roast at 2 to 3 inch intervals with cord.
Insert meat thermometer into thickest part of roast, making sure it does not touch prunes or fat.
Bake at 325° for 30 to 35 minutes per pound or until thermometer reaches 160°, basting often with reserved prune liquid.
Remove pineapple from sherry.
Garnish roast with pineapple slices and reserved prunes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Pork

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