Roast Fresh Pork with Apricots

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 1,234
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1 (4-pound) pork shoulder roast
6 canned apricot and juice
2 tablespoons chopped onions
2 tablespoons chopped celery
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups toasted bread cubes
1 dash ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt


Have the butcher bone and cut pockets into the pork shoulder. Sauté onion and celery in butter for 5 minutes or until onion and celery are clear. Add 1/4 cup canned apricot juice, bread cubes, salt, and pinch of nutmeg. Stuff the pork shoulder with this mixture. Roast in slow oven (325°F) for 3 hours. Add the apricots and cook for 15 minutes.

Author’s note: This is a very old country recipe. An addition to enhance this dish—cut and saute pears and mix with chunky apple sauce.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 1,234
Calories from Fat: 1,011

This Roast Fresh Pork with Apricots recipe is from the Secrets from the White House Kitchens Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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