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Roast Pork Loin

Yield Makes 12 to 16 servings


  • 2 (4-pound) center-cut boneless pork loins
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 (12-ounce) package medium-size pitted prunes
  • 2 (6-ounce) packages dried apricots
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup Madeira wine

How to Make It

  1. Rub pork loins evenly with salt and pepper; dredge in flour.

  2. Brown pork loins on all sides, 1 at a time, in hot oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place in a large lightly greased roasting pan. Arrange sweet potatoes and prunes around pork.

  3. Combine apricots, broth, and wine in a large saucepan; bring to a boil, and cook 5 minutes. Pour mixture over pork, sweet potatoes, and prunes.

  4. Bake at 375° for 1 hour or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion of pork registers 160°, basting every 15 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.