Pear-Glazed Pork Roast



Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Chill: 8 Hours
Cook: 5 Minutes
Bake: 45 Minutes
Stand: 15 Minutes


1 (4-lb.) boneless pork loin roast
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon seasoned pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
Sliced fruits and vegetables
1/2 (11.5-oz.) jar pear preserves
1/2 (10-oz.) jar pepper jelly


1. Pour Apple-Bourbon Marinade into a 2-gal. zip-top plastic freezer bag; add pork loin roast. Seal bag, and chill at least 8 hours or up to 24 hours, turning occasionally.

2. Remove roast from bag; discard marinade. Pat roast dry with paper towels; sprinkle evenly with salt and seasoned pepper. Brown roast on all sides in hot oil in a roasting pan over medium-high heat. Remove roast from pan.

3. Arrange sliced fruits and vegetables in a single layer in bottom of pan; return roast to pan. Stir together pear preserves and pepper jelly; brush roast evenly with mixture.

4. Bake at 375° for 45 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 155°. Remove from oven, and let stand 15 minutes before slicing. Serve with pan juices.