Manic Mealplan Monday: Berry Barbecued Pork Roast


When you need a cheap & easy family meal-idea in a hurry, we’ve got you covered! Each week we’ll be featuring one of the great recipes -based on Weekly Sales- from Laurie’s collection over at PassionatePennyPincher. Today’s Manic Monday Deal is:

Berry Barbecued Pork Roast

  • 1 3lb. pork roast Whole or Half Boneless Pork Loin or Rib Half, 2.49/lb, Use $1/1 Earthfare Natural Pork
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries I think they were around $2.50 at my store
  • 1 cup sugar Use $0.50/2 Domino Sugar from 8/29, 10/17 RP or $0.30/1, $0.75/1 Imperial Sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Sprinkle roast with salt and pepper.  Put fat side up on a rack in shallow roasting pan.  Bake for 45 minutes.
  3. In saucepan, combine remaining ingredients.  Bring to boil & reduce heat to low.
  4. Cook and stir sauce for 10-12 minutes or until thickened.
  5. Brush sauce over roast, and bake an additional 15-20 minutes, or until roast temperature reads 160 degrees, brushing frequently with sauce.  Let stand 10 minutes before slicing, and serve with remaining sauce.

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Photo & Recipe courtesy of All Recipes.  Looking for more bargain menu ideas? Check out Passionate Penny Pincher’s weekly meal deals, including Chicken and Dressing, and Homemade Pumpkin Pie.

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