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Roast Pork with Cabbage

Make Ahead Tip:

– Assemble dish the morning of or night before, refrigerate and roast in the oven for 45 minutes.  All your prep work and most of your cleanup is done; just cook and serve.  Nice and easy, that’s a good deal for a weeknight.


For those who like sweet and spicy:

Roast Pork with Cabbage

Roast Pork with Cabbage

Serves 4

Preheat oven 350o

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Bake Time: 45 minutes

Estimated Values per Serving:

Calories: 310                        Fat: 9 grams                          Points: 6


½ head small red cabbage – sliced thin

1 large onion – sliced thin

1 – 28 ounce can whole peeled tomatoes – chopped with juices reserved

½ cup ketchup

¼ cup water

¼ cup brown sugar

2 – 3 teaspoons Tabasco sauce

1 pound boneless pork loin roast

Salt and pepper to season

2 cloves garlic – minced


  1. Combine cabbage and onion and place in a large roasting pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together tomatoes and juice, ketchup, water, brown sugar and Tabasco sauce.  Pour sauce on top of cabbage and onions.
  3. Rub garlic, salt and pepper on pork and place pork on top of cabbage and onion mixture.
  4. Cover roasting pan and cook for 30 minutes.  Increase heat to 450o, uncover roasting pan and cook for another 15 minutes until meat is browned, basting occasionally.
  5. Remove roasting pan from oven, remove pork from pan and cover for 10 minutes before carving.
  6. Spoon cabbage and onion mixture onto a serving platter and place pork on top.  Top pork with a bit of sauce and serve.

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