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Honey Glazed Pork Loin with Chunky Applesauce

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  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Cooking apples 4 Medium, cored and chopped to make 4 cups
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated ginger root 1 Teaspoon
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely shredded orange peel 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Boneless pork top loin roast 2 Pound (Single Loin)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 2 Teaspoon

For applesauce, in a medium saucepan combine apples, water, garlic, and gingerroot.
Cover and bring to boiling.
Reduce heat.
Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or till apples are tender.
Stir in 1/4 cup honey, orange peel, and cinnamon.
Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring once or twice.
Set aside.
Trim fat from meat.
Insert a meat thermometer near the center of roast.
For glaze, stir together 2 tablespoons honey and orange juice.
Arrange preheated coals around a drip pan in a covered grill.
Test for medium-low heat above pan.
Place roast on grill over drip pan.
Cover and grill for 1 to 1 1/4 hours or till thermometer registers 160° to 170°, brushing roast with glaze during the last 15 minutes of cooking.
Remove roast from grill and cover with foil.
Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
Meanwhile, reheat applesauce.
Serve roast with apple sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2228 Calories from Fat 523

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.4%

Saturated Fat 17.7 g88.4%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 716.7 mg238.9%

Sodium 439.2 mg18.3%

Total Carbohydrates 176 g58.6%

Dietary Fiber 16.3 g65.1%

Sugars 148 g

Protein 250 g499.7%

Vitamin A 7.6% Vitamin C 82.3%

Calcium 14.4% Iron 40.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Honey Glazed Pork Loin With Chunky Applesauce Recipe