Cranberry-Apple Glazed Crown Pork Roast with Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing

Entertain your guests this festive season with this fruit glazed crown pork roast filled with baked stuffing -perfect dinner idea that can be made ahead too!

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 3 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Stuffing

3
packages (6 oz each) one-step cornbread stuffing mix
Butter or margarine
Water
3/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
3/4
cup chopped dried apples

Roast

1
(12-bone) pork crown roast (about 7 lb)
1/4
cup apple jelly
2
tablespoons jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large saucepan, make stuffing as directed on package, using butter and water. Add cranberries and apples; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 Place pork roast on rack in shallow roasting pan. Fill cavity with as much of the stuffing as it will hold. Cover stuffing and bones loosely with foil. Spray 1-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray. Spoon remaining stuffing into casserole. Cover; refrigerate until 45 minutes before serving time.
  • 3 Bake roast 2 1/4 to 3 hours, allowing 25 to 30 minutes per pound, or until meat thermometer inserted in center registers 155°F.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small saucepan, mix apple jelly and cranberry sauce until well blended. Heat over low heat until mixture is melted and smooth. Brush roast with jelly mixture and bake any remaining stuffing during last 45 minutes of baking time.
  • 5 Place roast on serving platter. Cover with foil; let stand 15 minutes. Remove strings from roast. To serve, slice between bones. Serve with stuffing from center of roast and additional baked stuffing.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    600
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    115mg
    115%;
    Sodium
    890mg
    890%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    45g
    45%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 5 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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