Try something new this holiday with Pork Crown Roast with Apple-Pecan Stuffing. A pork crown roast with apple-pecan stuffing makes a fancy presentation for a special dinner entrée. Luckily for you, it's as easy as it is gorgeous!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 (16-rib) pork crown roast (8 lb.)
3/4 tsp. black pepper, divided
1-1/2 cups water
3-1/2 cups apple juice, divided
3/4 cup raisins
1/2 cup butter
2 pkg. (6 oz. each) STOVE TOP Stuffing Mix for Pork
2 Gala apples, chopped
3/4 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans, toasted
3 Tbsp. flour
3 Tbsp. GREY POUPON Savory Honey Mustard
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Season meat with 1/2 tsp. pepper. Place on rack in shallow pan. Bake 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until 145ºF. Remove from oven. Cover with foil; let stand 10 min.
Meanwhile, bring water, 1-1/2 cups apple juice, raisins and butter to boil in large saucepan. Stir in stuffing mixes, apples and nuts; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min. Fluff with fork; spoon into center of meat. Spoon any remaining stuffing into serving bowl. Cover meat and remaining stuffing to keep warm until ready to serve.
Remove 2 Tbsp. pan drippings; place in medium saucepan. Whisk in flour and mustard; cook on medium heat 1 min., stirring constantly. Stir in remaining apple juice and pepper; cook and stir 3 min. or until mixture comes to boil and thickens. Stir in parsley.
Cut meat into 1-rib portions. Serve with stuffing and apple gravy.
Serve with your favorite steamed vegetable to round out the meal.
For ease in preparation, ask your butcher to tie the 2 sections of ribs to form the rolled crown roast.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 33g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.