Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Herb Crusted Pork with Roasted Vegetables


Entertaining friends and family is one of my favorite things to do. I love playing hostess and greeting my guests with a beautiful dinner and warm atmosphere. The following dish is a perfect way to entertain guests. A delicious and filling meal that will put a smile on anyone's face. A classic meal with all the trimmings. Simple to make and elegant served on even the humblest dish. Hope you will enjoy it as much as we did.

Herb Crusted Pork with Roasted Vegetables

You will need:


2-3 lb Pork Roast
1 large onion, chopped
6 large carrots, chopped
3 large potatoes, chopped
1/2 purple cabbage, sliced
2 Tbsp butter
3 Tbsp melted coconut oil
Salt and Pepper to taste
3-4 Tbsp herb d'Provence
1 tsp garlic powder


Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 325*. Line a large baking dish with parchment paper.
  • Take the roast and slice it in half. Pat dry, then rub with butter on all sides. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then rub with herb d'Provence. Making sure the herb covers entire roast, Place in center of baking dish
  • In a large bowl, place sliced vegetables, all but cabbage. Mix with 2 Tbsp coconut oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and herb d'Provence. Spread in baking dish, surrounding the pork roast.
  • Place the cabbage slices on top of vegetables. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and garlic powder and 1 Tbsp coconut oil.
  • Cover with foil and place in the oven. Let cook for 2 1/2 hours covered. Increase oven temperature to 375*. Uncover and bake for another 30 minutes. 
  • Serve with honey rosemary cornbread and a nice white wine. 
  • Happy Eating!