Nothing brings family and friends together quite like a full holiday meal menu. Whether creating an entire festive feast from scratch or looking for a tasty dish to take and share, these dishes aim to fill up the table and keep the seats around it full as well. From a tender, juicy attractive main dish to a zesty twist on a holiday favorite to sweet treats that bring holiday cheer, dinner through dessert offer tastes sure to please.
Pork Crown Roast With Garlic Herb Rub
A stunning main dish is the centerpiece of any holiday meal, and a pork crown roast can lend an extra special touch to this year’s celebration. Find main dishes, sides and desserts, as well as a variety of holiday meal packages to fit any size gathering, at OmahaSteaks.com.
1 Omaha Steaks Pork Crown Roast
1/4 cup kosher salt
2 tbsp coarsely ground black pepper
1/3 cup fresh garlic, peeled and finely diced
1/4 cup thyme, leaves removed from stem and coarsely chopped
1/4 cup rosemary, leaves removed from stem and coarsely chopped
2 tbsp sage, leaves removed from stem and coarsely chopped
1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp olive oil
2 lbs baby red potatoes, halved
1 lb fresh pearl onions, peeled and halved
Thaw roast completely and remove plastic packaging.
Heat oven to 350 F.
Prepare rub by combining salt, pepper, garlic, herbs and 1/2 cup of olive oil.
Mix 2 tablespoons of rub with remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil and toss with potatoes and onions.
Liberally rub all sides of roast with remaining rub, including in between bones. Put any excess rub on top.
Place roast on foil lined sheet pan and spread potatoes and onions around sides of roast. Cook on center rack of oven for approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes to 2 hours and 35 minutes for a 9-pound roast, or until internal temperature reaches 145 F in the middle.
Let rest for 10-15 minutes before cutting away string and slicing between bones for 16 even portions. Serve with roasted red potatoes and pearl onions in natural au jus. Family Features
Category: Seasonal Recipes