Oven Roasted Pork Roast Recipe

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Pork Roast Recipe – Deliciously easy pork roast recipe with vegetables and gravy, perfect for dinner tonight. How to cook a pork roast with simple seasoning in the oven.

pork roast in oven with potatoes and carrots in a cast iron pan

My house is full of meat eaters. They love their meat, so I try to occasionally add a roast to our weekly menu.

A good pork roast recipe can stretch to more than just one meal, especially if you’re careful about portion sizes. That means leftover pork for the win when it comes to more dinnertime meals (or leftovers for lunch).

Not only that, but a pork roast with vegetables can mean a one pot meal. I love cooking pork roast because it’s an easy meal I can set and forget, even in the oven.

It’s also delicious with a good side of mashed potatoes or green beans or even a colorful salad. I’ll also share with you how to make a simple gravy to go with your roast.

pork roast with vegetables and gravy on white plate

If you love this pork roast in oven, you may also enjoy our recipes for roasted pork tenderloin and maple pork chops with apples and onions.

WHERE CAN I FIND THE RECIPE FOR PORK ROAST?

If you’d rather skip all of my cooking tips, important cooking info for this recipe, and similar recipe ideas – and get straight to the pork roast recipe – just scroll down to the bottom, where you’ll find a printable recipe card.

TIPS FOR HOW TO COOK A PORK ROAST

This recipe is pretty simple. I use chicken broth, a yellow onion, and garlic for simple seasoning and flavoring.

searing pork roast in blue Dutch oven on stovetop
  • Your first step is to sear the roast in a Dutch oven. You want to brown all sides of your roast, and this usually takes about 10 minutes or so to do.
  • Once it’s seared, you can add all of the prepared vegetables into the pan all around the meat. We like to add potatoes, carrots, onion, and garlic.
  • Then just bake the roast until it’s fully cooked.
cooking pork roast with vegetables in blue Dutch oven

I didn’t find it necessary with this roast because we cover it while cooking so it steams. But, depending on the size of your roast, you may want to parboil potatoes and veggies just a bit, so they get completely cooked in the amount of time they’ll cook with the meat.

slicing pork roast on wooden cutting board

You can also make a simple pork gravy with some of the leftover pork broth (instructions included in the recipe below).

pork roast recipe with potatoes and carrots in cast iron skillet

PORK ROAST COOKING TIME

How long to cook pork roast really depends on a number of factors, including both your oven and the size of your roast.

We cooked ours for close to an hour or more, or until it came to temp.

sliced pork roast with vegetables on white plate

SPEAKING OF PORK TEMPERATURE…

You want to make sure that it reaches the recommended internal temperature for pork, which is 145 to 160°F. We prefer not to mess around with pork and always let it come to temp before eating.

Use a meat thermometer to check the temperature of your roast before removing it from the oven.

pork roast recipe, oven roasted with potatoes, carrots, and onions in cast iron pan, with parsley sprinkled on top

MORE PORK RECIPES YOU’LL ENJOY:

We love making these sweet chili baby back ribs in our Instant Pot. Pineapple honey glazed ham is one of our go to ham recipes for special occasions and holidays.

Sidetracked Sarah has a delicious recipe for a slow cooker honey parmesan pork roast. And It Is a Keeper has a wonderful recipe for slow cooker garlic balsamic pork roast.

pork gravy over sliced pork roast on white plate with vegetables

KITCHEN TOOLS YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE OVEN ROASTED PORK ROAST

Dutch Oven – You can sear and bake all in one pan, making cleanup easier too.

Tongs or Turning Fork

Meat Thermometer

Cute Pot Holders – Ok, so they don’t have to be cute, but it certainly doesn’t hurt anything.

Whisk

Spatula

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Oven Roasted Pork Roast Recipe

Deliciously easy pork roast recipe with vegetables and gravy, perfect for dinner tonight. How to cook a pork roast with simple seasoning in the oven.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Main Dish
Keyword cooking pork roast, how to cook a pork roast, pork recipes, pork roast, pork roast in oven, pork roast recipe, pork roast with vegetables
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 378 kcal
Author Mel Lockcuff

Ingredients

Pork Roast:

  • 1 tablespoon bacon grease
  • 4 1/12 pounds pork roast *
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 medium yellow onion sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 5 medium potatoes chopped or chunked
  • 5 medium carrots peeled and chopped

Pork Gravy:

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350°F.

  2. Add bacon grease to the heated Dutch oven.

  3. Sear the roast in the Dutch oven, being sure to brown all sides. This may take about 10 minutes or so.

  4. Pour the chicken broth over the roast.

  5. Add the sliced onion, minced garlic, potatoes, and carrots all around the roast. 

  6. Cover and bake at 350°F for about an hour, or until it reaches an internal temperature between 145° to 160°F. 

  7. Once your roast and vegetables are fully cooked, you can make a simple gravy. You can make it right in the same pan after removing the contents, or in a different skillet.

  8. Whisk together the pork broth and flour over low to medium heat.

  9. Then add water, salt, and pepper to the broth mixture, and constantly stir until the gravy starts to thicken.

  10. Once the gravy has thickened enough to form a gravy, it’s ready to eat.

  11. Pair the gravy with the pork roast and vegetables.

Recipe Notes

*This roast was a bone in pork roast.

Nutrition Facts
Oven Roasted Pork Roast Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 378 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 147mg49%
Sodium 1340mg58%
Potassium 1092mg31%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 53g106%
Vitamin A 6370IU127%
Vitamin C 9.9mg12%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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