Pull-Apart Pork Roast With A Gorgonzola And Pear Filling

Who can resist a good pork roast? There's a reason why people use the low and slow method when they're cooking meat, and when you're using a cut like pork loin, all that time in the oven helps tenderize the meat until it falls apart and just melts in your mouth. And that's exactly what we're going for with this recipe: ultra juicy, tender pork roast stuffed with a creamy gorgonzola and juicy pear filling and topped with a delightfully crunchy parmesan topping. Sounds downright divine, doesn't it?!

Yield: 8-10 servings
Prep Time:
30 minutes
Cooking Time: 2 hours

You'll Need:

For the pork roast:

  • 4 lb pork loin
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, grated

For the filling:

  • 6 oz gorgonzola or blue cheese
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 pear, quartered and cut into slices

For the crunchy topping:

  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • ½ tsp rosemary
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp grated parmesan

Here's How:

1. Use a sharp knife to cut the pork loin crosswise both ways about 1 inch deep. Pour the olive oil over the pork loin, sprinkle the salt, pepper, and garlic on top, and massage it into the meat. You can also make the marinade with a mortar and pestle and then massage it into the meat. Let the meat marinate for about 2 hours, or preferably overnight.

2. Quarter the pear and remove the core, then cut the quarters into slices and set them aside for now. Add the cream cheese, gorgonzola, honey, chopped walnuts, and cheddar cheese to a bowl and mix everything until combined.

3. Spoon the mixture into the cuts in the marinated meat.

4. Stick the pear slices diagonally into the cuts. Transfer the meat to a roasting pan, put it in a preheated oven set to 325°F, and cook for about 105 minutes.

5. For the crunchy topping, add the bread crumbs, rosemary, thyme, olive oil, and parmesan to a bowl and mix until combined. Sprinkle the topping on top of the pork roast after about 90 minutes in the oven.

This pork roast is a wonderful dish that the whole family can enjoy for Sunday dinner. And don't worry, the investment definitely pays off – your taste buds will thank you, and so will your loved ones!

Get the recipe for the Apple Pork Roast featured in the bonus video.


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