Cherry-Almond Glazed Pork Roast

Cherry-Almond Glazed Pork Roast

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs boneless pork roast
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 12 oz jar cherry preserves
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp light corn syrup
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ cup almonds, toasted, slivered

Directions

  1. Rub roast with a little salt and pepper. Place on rack in shallow roasting pan. Roast uncovered at 325 degrees for 2-4 hours.
  2. Meanwhile combine preserves, vinegar, syrup and ¼ teaspoon salt. Heat and stir until boiling, reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Add almonds.
  3. Keep sauce warm. Spoon some sauce over roast to glaze. Return to oven until meat thermometer reads 170 degrees, basting with sauce several times.
  4. Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes. Slice roast and pass remaining sauce over slices. Heat and serve.