Slow-Cooker Garlic Pork Roast and Sweet Potatoes

Slow-Cooker Garlic Pork Roast and Sweet Potatoes

Love pork and sweet potatoes? Here's an easy way to get this favorite combo in a slow cooker meal.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

8:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

1
boneless pork loin roast (3 1/2 lb)
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
4
cups 1-inch pieces peeled dark-orange sweet potatoes
1
medium onion, sliced
6
cloves garlic, peeled
1
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  1. If pork roast comes in netting or is tied, remove netting or strings. Remove fat from pork. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle salt and pepper over pork. Cook pork in oil about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on all sides.
  2. In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, place sweet potatoes, onion and garlic. Place pork on vegetables. Pour broth over pork.
  3. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
Makes 8 servings
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Substitution
You can use apple juice for the chicken broth.
How-To
The flavor of dark-orange sweet potatoes is preferred, but you can use whatever variety you like. Also, after browning the roast, use a small amount of chicken broth to deglaze the pan. Heat the broth in the skillet, and stir to loosen the browned bits of food on the bottom.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 125mg;
  • Sodium 510mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 46g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 6 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.