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Honey Dijon Pork Roast

This Honey Dijon Pork Roast recipe from Allison Harrell, a registered dietitian at Orlando Health, is perfect for bringing protein and antioxidants to the table in a flavorful, healthy way!

Ingredients:

• 3 pounds pork roast
• ¼ cup honey
• 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
• 2 tablespoons ground black pepper
• ½ teaspoon dried thyme
• ½ teaspoon salt
• 3 sweet potatoes, diced
• 1 small onion, diced

 

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Place sweet potatoes and onion in baking dish.
3. Score ½” slits in roast and place in baking dish.
4. Combine honey, mustard, pepper, thyme and salt in a small bowl, mixing until well blended. Brush half of the mixture over the roast, working well into the slits.
5. Bake roast in preheated oven for one hour. Remove roast from oven and flip in pan. Brush remaining honey sauce over the roast. Return to oven and continue baking for 45 minutes to an hour or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing.

 

Nutritional per serving (makes 8):

Calories: 316
Fat: 14g (Saturated: 4.6g)
Protein: 28g
Fiber: 2g
Carbohydrates: 20g
Sodium: 881mg

 

 

 

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