1 hr 10 min
3 pounds pork loin roast
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
2 Tablespoons bacon fat (or vegetable oil)
1 medium onion, sliced thin
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/2 cup MUSSELMAN’S® Apple Butter
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Pat pork loin dry with paper towels and season all sides with salt and pepper.
Add bacon fat (or vegetable oil) to a braiser or Dutch Oven and place over medium heat.
Place seasoned pork loin in pan. Scatter onions and garlic around the edges. Cook about 3-5 minutes on each side until golden brown.
In a bowl combine apple juice and apple butter together.
Pour mixture over browned roast and onions.
Cover and place in a 350 degree oven for one hour or until internal temperature has reached at least 145 degrees.
Remove pork loin to a cutting board and allow to rest 15 minutes before slicing.
For Shredded Pork
If you desire shredded pork, continue to cook an additional hour or until meat starts to fall apart.