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Catholic Recipe: Crown Roast of Pork


  • 6 to 7 pound crown roast
  • Old Fashioned Bread Stuffing (optional, see recipe)
  • Details

  • Yield: 6-7 pound crown roast
  • Prep Time: 5 hours
  • Difficulty: N/A
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

Another popular Christmas entrée is Roast Pork which is recommended in our fifth sample Christmas menu.


Select 6- to 7-pound crown roast. Place on rack in open roaster or shallow baking pan. Roast at 350° for 32 to 35 minutes per pound. If stuffing is used, place on aluminum foil in center of roast (use bread or fruit stuffing to taste). Cover with foil for 1/4 of roasting time. Remove foil to brown top of stuffing lightly, and allow 1/2 to 3/4 hour longer roasting time.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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