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Pork Pot Roast

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  Pork shoulder roast 4 Pound (1 In Number)
  Lard 2 Tablespoon
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Onion 1 Large, cut into thin wedges
  Carrots 3 Large, cut into 1 inch pieces
  Turnips 2 Medium, peeled and sliced
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Kitchen bouquet 3 Drop
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper 1
  Snipped parsley 2 Tablespoon

In a large Dutch oven brown roast in hot lard.
Add the 4 cups water, onion, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, till meat is nearly tender, 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours.
Add carrot pieces and sliced turnips.
Continue cooking till meat is fork tender and vegetables are done,about 30 minutes.
Drain, reserving broth.
Keep vegetables warm.
In saucepan blend cold water slowly into flour; add 1 cup of reserved broth and a few drops Kitchen Bouquet to color.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly; season to taste with salt and pepper.
Serve vegetables and gravy with meat.
Sprinkle vegetables with parsley. (Use remaining reserved broth and 2 cups cubed cooked pork for Pork Pot Pie.)

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4052 Calories from Fat 2309

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 256 g393.9%

Saturated Fat 91 g454.9%

Trans Fat 2.1 g

Cholesterol 1153.5 mg384.5%

Sodium 1885.5 mg78.6%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.3%

Dietary Fiber 17.7 g70.8%

Sugars 33.2 g

Protein 328 g655.8%

Vitamin A 775.3% Vitamin C 211.7%

Calcium 55.6% Iron 142.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pork Pot Roast Recipe