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Glazed Roast Pork Loin With Cranberry Stuffing

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Glazed roast pork loin with cranberry stuffing is a lovely and elegant roast. Made with a filling of orange, egg, cranberry and onions, the pork is roasted with a brush of the fruit mix halfway through. Finished with a currant jelly brushing, the roast is carved and served with teh stuffing.
Ingredients
  Chopped cranberries 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (Fresh Or Frozen, Partially Thawed)
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Herb seasoned stuffing 8 Ounce (1 Package)
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Peeled and diced orange 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Grated orange peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Boneless center cut loin pork roast 3 Pound (1 In Number)
  Currant jelly 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cranberry liqueur/Cassis / cranberry juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Toss cranberries with sugar in small bowl; set aside.
Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat until foamy.
Add onion; cook and stir until tender.
Remove from heat.
Combine stuffing mix, broth, orange, egg and orange peel.
Add cranberry mixture and onion; toss lightly.
Preheat oven to 325°F.
To butterfly roast, cut lengthwise down roast almost to, but not through bottom.
Open like a book.
Cover roast with plastic wrap; pound with flat side of meat mallet.
Remove plastic wrap; spread roast with stuffing.
Tie roast with cotton string at 2-inch intervals.
Place leftover stuffing in covered casserole; bake with roast during last 45 minutes of cooking time.
Place roast on meat rack in foil-lined roasting pan.
Insert meat thermometer in center of stuffing.
Roast 30 minutes per pound until temperature registers 155°F Combine jelly and liqueur.
Brush half of mixture over roast after first 45 minutes in oven.
Roast 30 minutes more; brush with remaining jelly mixture.
Transfer roast to cutting board; tent with foil.
Let stand 10 to 15 minutes.
Carve roast crosswise; serve with stuffing.

Recipe Summary

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

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