Servings:  6 to 8

Ingredients:

4   #       Pork Loin or Roast

2    T       Olive Oil

 

Rub:

0.5  tsp     Salt

0.5  tsp     Black Pepper

0.5  tsp     Paprika

1     tsp     Thyme, leafy (not ground)

0.5  tsp     Granulated Garlic

1     T       Olive Oil

0.5  ea      Yellow Onion, med dice

2    stalks   Celery, med dice

1    qtrs.    Cider or Apple Juice

0.25  c       Brown Sugar

1       T      Parsley, fresh chopped

 

Directions:

  1. Mix the 6 rub ingredients together and rub all over the lions. Wrap in plastic and chill for 2-4 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 350
  3. Heat oil in Dutch oven over med high heat.
  4. Brown pork on all sides. Drain 75% of fat.
  5. Add onions and celery and sauté until partially tender.
  6. Add cider and brown sugar until meat is barely covered.
  7. Cover and place in oven for 2 – 2 ½ hours until 150 degrees internally.
  8. Hold warm. For service, slice and serve with pan juices – sprinkle with fresh parsley.