Three-Hour Braised Pork Roast

This is the Three-Hour Braised Pork Roast recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 3 h
Yields 6 - 8 servings
three hour braised pork roast

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 lb (1.5 Kg) pork roast cut from leg or loin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups (1 L) squash (pumkin, butternut) cubed
  • 12 mushrooms whole or sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic whole
  • 10 pearl onions
  • 2 fresh tomatoes crushed
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 cups (1 L) beef broth or chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped green onions

Preparation

Heat butter in a roasting pan and cook onions for 1 to 2 minutes, until transparent. Brown roast on all sides and season with salt and pepper. Add pumpkin squash, mushrooms, garlic, pearl onions, tomato and parsley. Add broth, cover and cook in a 350 °F (180 °C) oven for 1 hour.

Lower oven temperature to 250 °F (120 °C) and season with salt and pepper again, if needed. Cook 1 hour, then reduce temperature to 175 °F (80 °C). Cook, uncovered for 1 hour more.

Remove roast from oven after 3 hours of cooking, place on a serving dish and decorate with garnish of chopped green onions. Roast can be served with sautéed new potatoes or fresh vegetables.

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