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Apple Pork Pot Roast

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3 lbs. Pork shoulder roast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary chopped
  • 4 apples cored and chopped
  • 2 medium yellow onions chopped
  • 3 1/2 to 4 cups apple juice
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Rub salt and pepper all over the pork roast. Let is stay for 20 minutes.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a Dutch oven or oven safe cooking pot.
  • Once the oil becomes hot, sear the pork until the color of all the sides turns light to medium brown.
  • Pour-in apple juice and beef broth. Let boil.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 310 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Add the onion, chopped apples, thyme, and rosemary to the pork roast. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Turn off the stove top heat. Place the dutch oven inside the conventional oven. Roast for 150 to 180 minutes.
  • Remove the roast from the Dutch oven and arrange in a serving plate. Strain the remaining sauce and thicken by cooking it further until the liquid evaporates and the desired thickness is achieved. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour the sauce over the pot roast.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g