Roast whole apples in an apple cider mixture until tender for the side dish to the roasted pork in this elegant main dish.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
40 mins
cook:
1 hr
roast:
45 mins to 1 hr at 325°
stand:
15 mins
Servings:
6
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Roast Rack of Lamb Cider Glaze

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Directions

For glaze:
  • In a heavy medium saucepan, bring cider to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, until cider measures 1/2 cup, about 1 hour (watch carefully near the end of cooking time as mixture may begin to foam.)

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degree F Trim fat from meat. Place meat on a rack in a shallow roasting pan*. Insert an oven-going meat thermometer. The thermometer should not tough bone. Brush half of the cider glaze on the surface of the meat.

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  • Roast, uncovered, in a 325 degree F oven. For medium rare, roast for 3/4 to 1 hour or until meat thermometer registers 140 degree F. Brush meat with remaining glaze about halfway thorough roasting (if glaze thickens too much, warm gently in a small saucepan or in the microwave). Cover with foil and let stand 15 minutes. The temperature of the meat after standing should be 145 degree F. (For medium, roast 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until meat thermometer registers 155 degree F. Cover; let stand for 15 minutes. The temperature of the meat after standing should be 160 degree F.)

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  • Pour pan juices (which will include the cider glaze) into a container**. Skim fat from top and serve cider juices with the lamb. Makes 6 servings.

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For easier cleanup, line roasting pan with foil.

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The amount of juices will vary with the lamb used, you may not have a lot to pass.

Nutrition Facts (Roast Rack of Lamb Cider Glaze)

333 calories; total fat 14g; saturated fat 6g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 64mg; sodium 104mg; potassium 509mg; carbohydrates 40g; fiber 3g; sugar 34g; protein 14g; vitamin a 340IU; vitamin c 8mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 3mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 12mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 30mg; iron 2mg.

Whole Roasted Apples

Ingredients

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  • Remove core and seeds through top but not through bottom of apples. Peel a strip from the top of each. Place apples in a 2-quart baking dish. Equally divide butter among apples. Place butter into centers of apples. Pour apple cider into baking dish. Roast apples, uncovered, in a 325 degree F oven for 45 to 55 minutes or until the apples are tender, basting occasionally. Serve warm with lamb. Makes 6 servings.

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