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Autumn abundance: Brown sugar Dijon crusted pork

How To
March 30, 2021

Autumn is a time of abundance when it comes to fresh produce with a magnificent selection of fruits and vegetables in season.



2kg pork roast (shoulder or rump, trimmed of excess fat)

1 cup light brown sugar

4 tbs Dijon mustard 

2 tbs honey

4 cloves garlic, chopped finely

2 tsp paprika

2 tsp ground sage

1 tsp each of salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees, grease baking dish with olive oil or non-stick cooking spray
  2. Combine the sugar, mustard, honey, garlic, sage, salt and pepper. Use a basting brush and coat the entire surface of the pork roast and place in the baking dish.
  3. Roast in the oven for 35 minutes or until the internal temperature is around 150 degrees. Remove from oven and cover with foil, rest for 15-20 mins before serving.