Reader recipe: Pork roast
This recipe was submitted by Teresa Smith.
- Heat olive oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Season pork roast with salt and pepper, brown roast on all sides in saucepan. Place roast in crock pot.
- Add onion and garlic to saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat 2-3 minutes. Stir in thyme. Transfer to crock pot and add parsnips.
- Combine vinegar and sugar in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens into a syrup. Add port and cook for 1 minute more. Add 1½ cups of chicken stock. Combine remaining ¼ chicken stock and cornflour and whisk in a bowl until smooth and slightly thickened. Pour into crock pot.
- Cover, cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours. Add pears and prunes during the last minute.