Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Hold down the lid of the blender with a folded kitchen towel and carefully start the blender, using a few quick pulses to get the vegetables moving before leaving it on to puree until smooth. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) updated safety recommendations for pork in 2011 to lower the target temperature to 145 F. At this temperature the pork loin might be a little pink in the middle, but it is safe. The liquid used to braise can be anything from plain water to broth, apple juice, or–as in this case–beer. Drain all but 3 tablespoons of fat from pan. Juicy Beer-Braised Pork Loin With Carrots and Onions. Whisk together beer, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, oregano and honey in a medium bowl. Drain all but 3 tablespoons of fat from pan. Can pork be refrozen if it has thawed? Apples go well with pork. Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. In a large Dutch oven or oven-safe roasting pan, coat the bottom with vegetable oil and bring the temperature up to high. Lower oven to 325 degrees F. Pour beer over the top and add chopped garlic around the pork. Pour mixture over top of roast. Cook 7 minutes, turning to brown pork on all sides. Amount is based on available nutrient data. So just loosely tent with foil for 10-15 minutes while finishing up the side dishes and getting the table set. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. Add to a shallow dish or a large Ziploc bag. Sprinkle the pork on all sides with salt. To prevent this, fill the blender only one-third of the way up, vent the top, and cover with a folded kitchen towel while blending. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Remove bay leaf from vegetables. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir onion and carrots until softened, about 5 minutes. Bring to a boil, stirring often. With this cookbook, you’re never more than a few steps away from a down home dinner. I added an apple to the minced veggies as well as some garlic. I think that braising this very lean cut was the problem, I loved it did not change any thing will make again, Congrats! Preheat oven to 500 degrees F. Unwrap pork and place in a roasting pan with sides about 2 inches high. Came out much better than expected. Heat vegetable oil a heavy pot or dutch oven over medium-high heat. You can also refrigerate leftover sauce and reheat it in the microwave to serve. It came out quite bland and the meat was dry. Insert. Feel free to join the Sparkles of Yum Recipe Swap Facebook group! Roast in oven for 15 minutes at 425°F then lower the temperature to 300°F and continue to roast for another 1 hour 45 minutes. An amazingly easy dish to cook and for a beginner who would benefit from the 'feel' of how to braise. Also 4 cloves was too much for my taste. You may have seen older guidelines about the safe temperature for cooking pork roast. I omitted the cloves (not to my taste), and when making the gravy, I threw about 1/3 cup of flour in the blender with everything else, and then cooked it all together on the stove for a few minutes to help it thicken. This was delicious! Superb way to make a great gravy that's thick and tasty! Will use this recipe again. I did use non-alcoholic beer and added an apple but I don't think that made the difference. Place the liquid with the vegetables into a blender; cover and process at low speed until smooth. Excellent meal! Perhaps these sections should not be seared...or maybe I went OTT on it. Can't wait for my husband to eat it! Add beer to skillet, stirring to deglaze pan. Resting your Pork loin will allow the meat to cool a bit, and retain the juices, providing a more tender and flavorful dish.