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Orange and rosemary roast pork

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Brighten up your Sunday roast with zesty orange and herbaceous rosemary! Serve juicy slices of succulent pork with flavourful veggies and buttermilk mash.

  • Serves6
  • Cook time1 hour 45 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
Orange and rosemary roast pork


  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 orange, zested, juiced
  • 1 tbs finely chopped rosemary
  • 1 tbs sea salt
  • 2 oranges, extra, thickly sliced
  • 4 sprigs rosemary
  • 1.8kg Coles Australian Pork Forequarter Roast
  • 12 baby carrots, peeled
  • 1kg brushed potatoes, peeled, chopped
  • ½ cup (125ml) buttermilk, warmed
  • 40g butter
  • Steamed baby broccoli, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 230°C. Combine oil, garlic, orange zest, chopped rosemary and salt in a small bowl.
  2. Step 2

    Place orange slices on the base of a large roasting tray. Top with rosemary sprigs. Place pork on top. Pour orange mixture over pork and rub into rind. Roast for 30 mins.
  3. Step 3

    Reduce oven to 180°C. Roast, adding carrots and orange juice in the last 45 mins of cooking and covering pork loosely with foil if it starts to brown too much, for 1 hour 15 mins or until cooked through. Set pork aside, covered, for 15 mins to rest.
  4. Step 4

    Meanwhile, cook potato in a saucepan of salted boiling water for 12-15 mins or until tender. Drain and return to the pan. Mash. Add buttermilk and butter. Stir to combine. Season.
  5. Step 5

    Slice pork and serve with buttermilk mash, carrots, baby broccoli and pan juices.