Jennifer G’s Middle Ages Style Pork Roast

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 in Entrees

  • 2 tsp crushed thyme
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 4 lbs. pork roast
  • ½ cup cider or apple juice
  •  2 cups chicken broth
  •  1 12 oz bottle pale ale
  • 2 tbsp margarine
  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms
  • 3 to four apples cut into wedges
  • enough cornstarch  and water to thicken gravy

Combine thyme, salt, pepper, and rub into pork roast. Place on rack in shallow roasting pan.  Insert meat thermometer.  Roast at 325 F for 1½ to 2½  hours or until meat thermometer reads 160.  (Keep one cup of water under meat.)  Place meat juices in a large pan along with the chicken broth, pale ale and apple cider. Bring to a boil and reduce heat and simmer for twenty minutes.  Thicken to make gravy. Saute apples and mushrooms in margarine and add to gravy.