Pressure Cooker Pork Roast

Pressure Cooker Pork Roast


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About this recipe: This pork roast takes less than 1 hour to make. It's simple and tastes fantastic. Enjoy with potatoes and a side of steamed vegetables, if desired.


Serves: 6 

  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1.2kg pork roast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 (300g) tin mushrooms
  • 3 cloves garlic, halved lengthways
  • 300ml water
  • 5 tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 pinch herbes de Provence
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. With a sharp knife, make 6 incisions into the roast and insert garlic into the holes.
  2. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a pressure cooker. When hot, sear roast on all-sides. Season with salt, pepper and herbs.
  3. Add onion, tomatoes, mushrooms (with juice) and water. Close pressure cooker and check the valve. Reduce to medium-low heat.
  4. Cook for about 25 minutes after it starts whistling.
  5. Open cooker and remove roast. Take 2 tablespoons sauce from the cooker and mix with cornflour. Pour back into the cooker and mix well. Bring sauce to the boil to thicken.
  6. Just before serving, place roast back into the cooker to reheat. Serve.

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I found this to be very easy and pretty effortless. I have never cooked with the pressure cooker, just used it for canning. We added 15lbs of pressure and cooked it for 40 minutes. I added half of a green apple that I needed to use and for the seasonings I used sage, marjoram, thyme salt and pepper. The kids loved it - 10 Feb 2013

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