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Apricot-Glazed Pork Roast

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 3 ounces pork and about 2 teaspoons sauce)
This easy pork roast recipe is glazed with seasoned apricot preserves and served with a sauce reduced from that same glaze. 

Ingredients

  • 1 (2- to 2 1/4-pound) rolled, boned pork loin roast
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 266
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • fat 9.2 g
  • satfat 3.1 g
  • monofat 4 g
  • polyfat 1.1 g
  • protein 27.3 g
  • carbohydrate 18 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 83 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 156 mg
  • calcium 19 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 325°.

  2. Unroll roast; trim fat. Reroll roast; secure at 1-inch intervals with heavy string. Combine preserves, mustard, and thyme in a bowl; stir. Brush 1 tablespoon apricot mixture over roast. Place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Insert meat thermometer into thickest portion of roast.

  3. Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 45 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink), basting once with apricot mixture. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing.

  4. Bring remaining apricot mixture to a boil; reduce heat, and cook 2 minutes. Serve with roast.