The pork is basted with some rhubarb sauce while roasting. The sweet and tart rhubarb sauce compliments the savoriness of the roasted meat. Nice for a spring meal when rhubarb is plentiful.
Course: < 30 Min Prep w/Longer Cook Time, Main Course - Pork
Author: Catherine Christiano
3 1/2poundsshoulder or pork loin roast
6whole cloves garlicslivered
Place rack in center of oven and preheat to 350° F. Line roasting pan with aluminum foil.
Cut 8 to 10 slits in surface of pork and insert slivers of garlic. Rub surface of roast with rosemary. Place in roasting pan. Roast for 50 minutes.
Meanwhile, in 1 1/2-quart saucepan combine rhubarb sauce ingredient. Cover, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer about 10 minutes.
Spoon about 1/3 rhubarb sauce over pork. Continue to roast, basting occasionally, until pork reaches an internal temperature of 145 F, about 40 - 45 minutes. Let roast rest for 3 minutes before slicing. Slice thin and serve with additional rhubarb sauce.
Pairs well with steamed asparagus or green beans and roasted potatoes.