Roasted pork lion with mushroom & garlic^

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 cloves To 5 garlic
1 cup Fresh whole mushrooms
1½ teaspoon Salt, divided
1 \N (3 to 4 pound) boneless pork
1 teaspoon Cornstrach
1 tablespoon Water
2 tablespoons Reserved pan drippings from
\N \N Roast
1 \N (8 oz) carton sour cream
\N \N Loin roast
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
½ teaspoon Freshly ground pepper
⅛ teaspoon Freshly ground pepper
\N \N Garnishes: fresh mushroom
\N \N Slices, fresh rosemary
\N \N Sprigs


Cut garlic into ⅛" slices, cut mushrooms into ¼". Sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon salt; set aside.

Place roast, fat side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Cut slits ½" into roast at 1" intervals. Put lemon juice evenly over the roast with a brush, sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper.

Put garlic and mushroom slices into the slits.

Bake at 325F. for 1hr. 10mins. or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest portion registers 160F. Cover loosely with aluminum foil.

Let sit for 10 to 15 mins. before slicing.

Chill pan drippings in freezer; discard fat. Save 2 tb. for sour cream gravy.

Serve roast with gravy. Grarnish, if desired.

For gravy combine cornstarch and water in saucepan, until smooth.

Slowly stir the reserved pan drippings, sour cream, and pepper.

Cook over low heat stirring constantly, until thickened.( Do not boil.)

Southern Living Home for the Holidays 1994 Shared by Carolyn Shaw 12-95 Submitted By CAROLYN SHAW On 12-29-95

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