Wednesday, February 11, 2009

GlaZEd POrk RoasT

1 pork rib roast, 4 to 4 ½ lbs.1 cup mixed dried fruit, divided use2/3 cup water2/3 cup honey1 envelope onion soup mix1/4 cup ketchup2 tablespoons lemon juice2 teaspoons lemon zestMake 15 to 20 slits, about 1 to 1 ½- inch deep, in the roast. Place some fruit in each slit. In a bowl, combine the water, honey, soup mix, ketchup, lemon juice, zest and remaining fruit. Mix well.Place roast fat side up in a roasting pan. Pour fruit mixture over the top. Cover and bake at 325 degrees for 3 to 3 ½ hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees. Let stand for 10 to 15 minutes before carving.Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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