Autumn abundance: Brown sugar Dijon crusted pork
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
- Preheat oven to 190 degrees, grease baking dish with olive oil or non-stick cooking spray
- 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.
- 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.