Basic Boneless Leg of Pork
Simple and basic instructions for cooking a boneless fresh leg of pork. Serve anytime of the year with your favorite side dishes.
3 1/2 to 4-pound boneless leg of pork (fresh ham)
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C)
- Place in a roasting pan and roast for 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part reads 150°F (65°C) (about 18 to 20 minutes per pound).
- Remove from oven and cover. Let rest for 20 minutes before slicing. If your butcher has tied the roast with string, remove string before slicing.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories 179 calories Protein 25 grams Fat 8 grams Sodium 54 milligrams Cholesterol 80 milligrams Saturated Fat 3 grams Carbohydrates 0 grams Fiber 0 grams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.