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Savory Braised-Pork Supper

Becky Luigart-Stayner
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 3 ounces pork and 1 1/3 cups vegetables)

Ingredients

  • 1 (3-pound) Boston Butt pork roast
  • 2 teaspoons Hungarian sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 1/2 cups thinly sliced leek (about 2 large)
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (16-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 pounds red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 cups (1-inch-thick) sliced carrot

Nutrition Information

  • calories 363
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 11.8 g
  • satfat 3.6 g
  • monofat 4.8 g
  • polyfat 2.3 g
  • protein 27.6 g
  • carbohydrate 36.7 g
  • fiber 4.7 g
  • cholesterol 76 mg
  • iron 4.9 mg
  • sodium 572 mg
  • calcium 72 mg

How to Make It

  1. Trim fat from pork. Combine paprika and next 5 ingredients (paprika through mustard); rub pork with paprika mixture. Heat oil in a 6-quart pressure cooker coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add pork; brown on all sides. Remove from pan; set aside. Add leek and garlic to pan; sauté 2 minutes. Add broth; bring to a simmer. Return pork to pan; spoon leek mixture over pork. Close lid securely; bring to high pressure over high heat (about 3 minutes). Adjust heat to medium or level needed to maintain high pressure; cook 45 minutes. Remove from heat; place pressure cooker under cold running water. Remove lid; stir in potatoes and carrot. Close lid securely; bring to high pressure over high heat. Adjust heat to medium or level needed to maintain high pressure; cook 15 minutes. Place cooker under cold running water. Remove lid; remove vegetables and pork from pan. Cut pork into 1/4-inch-thick slices; discard the bone.

Cook's Notes

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