Maple Pork Loin Roast With Apples and Vegetables

Maple Pork Loin Roast With Apples and Vegetables

Miz Helen's Kitchen

Ingredients

3 1/3 to 4 pound Pork Loin Roast

1 1/2 pounds small red potatoes, skin on and halfed

2 small onions, peeled and quartered

2 medium Gala apples, skin on and quartered

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

3 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons dried thyme

1 cup apple juice

1/4 cup maple syrup

Directions

Wash the roast and dry it with a paper towel.

Salt and pepper the roast on all sides, then sprinkle the thyme over the entire 

roast.

In a heavy dutch oven, heat the olive oil.

Place the seasoned roast into the hot olive oil and sear the roast on all sides.

Remove from the heat..

Place the red potatoes, onions, and Gala apples around the roast.

Pour the apple juice around the outside of the roast and vegetables.

Drizzle the maple syrup on the top of the roast and apples.

Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hour.

Gravy 

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter

6 tablespoons flour

1 cup milk

2 to 3 cups liquid from the roast

Directions

Whisk together the flour and milk until the flour is dissolved.

After removing the roast, apples and vegetables from the dutch oven.

With the heat on medium, add the butter, and when the butter is melted add the flour and milk mixture. Stirring constantly until the mixture starts to thicken. 

If it is to thin, add more flour.

If it is to thick add more milk.

Salt and Pepper to taste.

Serve hot over the roast.


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