Overnight Boston Butt Recipe

By • April 2, 2010 • 2 Comments

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Author Notes: The best cooking I ever did was when I was sleeping. You season this roast and then cook it low and slow. When you wake up you have a delicious roast that melts in your mouth.Nestingproject

Serves 8

  • 5 pounds Boston Butt Roast
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 3 tablespoons Fennel Powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons Ground pepper
  1. Rub the olive oil into the Boston Butt
  2. Mix salt, pepper and fennel powder together and rub all over the roast
  3. Place Roast in a Roasting pan and into an oven heated to 225 degrees for about 8 hours.
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Paulnbuda

almost 2 years ago Stubor

I wonder how this would do in a dry crockpot.

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almost 2 years ago nifbit

This recipe produced the most delicious pork roast I've ever eaten! I put the rub on the night before and set it in the roasting pan so it'd be ready to pop into the oven when I left in the morning before work. When I got home, it was perfectly cooked! Moist and flavorful! I made a quick pan sauce with the juices, but it really didn't need it. It was simply gilding the proverbial lily. We'll definitely be making this again!