Comforting Pork Roast with Beet and Dried Fruits

Comforting Pork Roast with Beet and Dried Fruits
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What Started it all:
Pork roast, Beet, dried fruits (raisins, apricots), wok

There's nothing quite like a hearty pork roast to bring warmth and comfort to your table. This recipe combines the earthy sweetness of beets with the rich flavors of dried fruits, all cooked to perfection in a wok for a unique twist. Perfect for a cozy dinner with family or friends.


  • 1.5 kg pork roast
  • 2 medium beets, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Pat the pork roast dry with paper towels.
  2. Rub the pork with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Let it sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes.
  4. Heat a wok over medium-high heat.
  5. Add the pork roast and sear on all sides until golden brown, about 4-5 minutes per side.
  6. Remove the pork from the wok and set aside.
  7. In the same wok, add a bit more olive oil if needed.
  8. Add the diced beets and cook for 5-7 minutes until they start to soften.
  9. Add the minced garlic, ground cinnamon, and ground cumin, stirring until fragrant.
  10. Return the pork roast to the wok.
  11. Add the raisins, dried apricots, and chicken broth.
  12. Bring to a simmer, then reduce the heat to low.
  13. Cover and cook for 1.5 to 2 hours, or until the pork is tender and cooked through.
  14. Remove the pork roast from the wok and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing.
  15. Serve the pork slices with the beet and dried fruit mixture spooned over the top.
  16. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley.

This comforting pork roast with beet and dried fruits is a delightful blend of flavors and textures that will surely satisfy. The combination of sweet and savory elements, along with the tender pork, makes for a truly comforting and memorable meal. Enjoy!

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