Roast Pork

Slow Roast Pork with Apple Sauce

Jacqui Farbrace
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 5 hours
Course Main Course
Cuisine English
Servings 4


  • 2 kg Pork shoulder is better but any cut will do
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 2 Red Onions
  • 4 medium Carrots
  • 2 Garlic Gloves
  • Sprig of thyme optional
  • 2 Large apples
  • Squeeze of lemon
  • A little water


  • Preheat the oven to gas mark 7 / 220º
  • Place the pork in a roasting tin. Score the top with a sharp knife. Rub in the oil, salt & pepper.
  • Crush the Garlic gloves and rub over the top and then place in the tin along with the carrots, onions & thyme.
  • Place in the oven uncovered for about half an hour.
  • Turn the oven down to Gas mark 3/ 140°. Cover the pork with tin foil and continue to roast for about 4 – 4½hrs.

For the apple Sauce

  • Peel & slice the apples
  • Place in a saucepan with a squeeze of lemon and a little water.
  • Bring to the boil then turn down to a simmer and cook until soft.
  • Mash the apples until soft.
  • Place into a dish and set aside.


Serve with Roast Potatoes and vegetables.
Buy a joint that is large enough to leave some left over for the next days meal and or sandwiches
Keyword Apple, Apple Sauce, Roast Pork