How to Cook Port Roast

Port roast is sauce that is usually accompanied by roasted meats. Some people prefer to add more items to the sauce like celery or mushrooms. Preparing port roast dishes are not complicated to do at all. Here are several recipes you can do from the comfort of your own kitchen using the port roast sauce. Rea don for more details.

Port Glazed Pork Roast


  • 5 lbs. Shoulder Pork Roast
  • Brown Sugar ( ¼ cup)
  • Port Sauce ( ½ cup)
  • Salt ( ½ Tsp.)
  • Pepper ( ½ Tsp.)


Place the  shoulder meat into an oven sake baking dish. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Cook the roast for about 2 ½ hours. Heat a sauce pan and put the port sauce in. Add the dry ingredients like brown sugar, salt and pepper to taste. Let it sit in the saucepan for a few minutes. Put the mix over the roast. Put the meat back into the oven for 1 hour. Take the meat out of the oven using oven gloves. Allow the meat to rest. Then cut. Serve while hot.

Pot Roast with Mushrooms and Port

  • Ingredients
  • Chuck Roast (2 lbs.)
  • Mushrooms (chopped, ½ lb.)
  • Tawny Port (1 cup)
  • Cloves of Garlic (3)
  • Beef Stock (1 cup)
  • Flour ( 2 Tbsp.)
  • Olive Oil (2 Tbsp.)
  • Salt ( ¼ Tsp.)
  • Pepper ( ¼ Tsp.)
  • Butter ( 2 Tbsp.)


This recipe feeds four people. Season the roast with the dry ingredients. Salt and pepper to taste.  Put the roast in a 300 degree oven for 2 hours. Warm olive oil in a casserole dish over medium heat. Combine the beef stock and the wine. Put a top on the casserole dish and let the liquids simmer. Melt in some butter and flour. When you add this to the liquid it thickens the sauce. Cook the sauce for another 10 minutes. Serve while hot with the roast.

Roast Beef in Port Wine


  • Roast Beef (2 lbs.)
  • Mushrooms (1 lb., Fresh)
  • Port Wine ( ½ cup)
  • Butter ( 3 Tbsp.)
  • Dijon Mustard ( ½ Tsp.)
  • Pepper ( ½ Tsp.)
  • Salt ( 12 Tsp.)
  • Red Onion (3)


Melt a tablespoon of butter in a warm pan over medium heat. Put the mushrooms into the butter. Slice the red onions then add them to the mix. Coat thoroughly. Place the beef in an oven safe baking pan. Pour in the port wine.  Put the leftover ingredients into the pot. Cook the entire lot for about 15 minutes. Serve with your choice of side .


Side items will vary according to taste. But, mashed potatoes, a nice vegetable mix or a side or rice will compliment these dishes well.

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About the Author: Leona Kesler is a head-chef at a very popular food restaurant in New York. Also she is a blogger who shares her experiences, tips, and other informative details about food and cooking. Her recipes are featured on many magazines.

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