|3 pounds||Boneless rolled pork loin ro ast|
|8||Pitted dried prunes|
|12 ounces||Great western beer|
|1 medium||Apple, peeled and chopped|
|1 teaspoon||Lemon juice|
Fat grams per serving: Approx. Cook Time: 3 hr 1.
Remove string from roast. Using a sharp knife, cut a pocket in the pork by making a deep slit in the loin, going to ½ inch of the 2 ends and 1 inch of the other side. 2. Meanwhile, combine prunes, beer, and ginger in a saucepan, heat to boiling. Remove from heat, let stand 5 min. 3. Mix apple with lemon to prevent darkening. Drain prunes, reserving liquid; pat dry with paper towels. Combine prunes and apple. 4. Pack fruit into pocket in pork. Tie roast with string at 1 - inch intervals. 5. Place meat on rack in roasting pan. 6.
Roast meat at 350 degrees F for 2 - 2½ hours, allowing 40 to 45 minutes per pound. Baste occasionally with liquid drained from prunes. 7. Transfer meat to platter. Skim fat from cooking liquid.
Deglaze roasting pan with a little water, add to cooking liquid. Add salt and enough additional water to measure two cups. Make a paste of flour and water, combine with cooking liquid and cook, stirring constantly until thickened. Serve in a sauce boat with sliced roast.
Makes 8 servings.
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