Apple Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Holiday Feast

Ingredients:

1 4 to 5 pound boneless pork loin
2 tablespoons real butter
2 1/2 tablespoons chopped white onion
1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and chopped
1/2 cup raisins
Lemon and orange zest
1 cup apple juice
1 cup sour cream
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cook onions in butter over low heat until soft. Remove from heat. Add in bread crumbs, apples, raisins, citrus fruit zest and salt and pepper. Cool. Meanwhile, slice a pocket in the pork between the fat layer and the meat. Place stuffing in the pocket and then roll up pork line lengthwise. Tie with a cooking string or close with skewers. Mix sour cream and apple juice together and pour into a roasting pan. Place pork loin on top; cover. Bake for 30 minutes and then turn and bake for another half hour. Reduce heat to about 350 degrees and continue cooking for another hour. Baste pork frequently. Pork is done with a meat thermometer reads 150 degrees. Serve with potatoes, vegetables and rolls. Pan drippings can be blended with white wine for a gravy if desired.

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