Roast Pork with Apricots


4-5 pounds pork shoulder
2-1/2 tablespoons chopped onion
2-1/2 tablespoons chopped celery
2-1/2 tablespoons butter
1 can apricots
2-1/2 cups of toasted bread crumbs
pinch of nutmeg


Have your butcher bone and cut a pocket in the pork shoulder. Saute the onion and celery in the butter for 5 minutes. From the can of apricots add ¼ cup of juice, the breadcrumbs and the seasonings. Stuff this into the shoulder. Roast in a slow oven (325 degrees F) for 3 to 4 hours. Add the apricots, and cook for 15 minutes longer.


Serves 6

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