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Slow-Cooker Garlic Pork Roast

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 10 hr 20 min
  • Servings 10
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Looking for a hearty dinner made using Progresso® chicken broth? Then check out this slow-cooked pork with flavor of garlic and onion.

Ingredients

1
pork boneless loin roast (3 1/2 lb)
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
medium onion, sliced
3
cloves garlic, peeled
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton) or water

Directions

  • 1 Trim excess fat from pork. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook pork in oil about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on all sides. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 2 Place onion and garlic in 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker. Place pork on onion and garlic. Pour broth over pork.
  • 3 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until pork is tender. Reserve 1 cup cooking liquid.
  • 4 Serve pork now, or remove pork from slow cooker and cool slightly. Shred warm pork, using 2 forks.
  • 5 Place 2 cups shredded pork in each refrigerator or freezer container. Add 1/2 cup reserved cooking liquid to each container. Cover and refrigerate up to 4 days or freeze up to 4 months. To thaw frozen pork, place container in refrigerator about 8 hours.

Expert Tips

Bake some sweet potatoes to the pork roast. To serve, cut an X on top of each potato and squeeze it open. Drizzle with maple syrup, and sprinkle with chopped toasted pecans. Serve with broccoli spears to make a meal your family will request often.

You'll want to make Garlic Pork Roast just to shred and keep in the freezer. Shredded pork can be used for taco, enchilada and burrito fillings.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
Saturated Fat
3g
Cholesterol
75mg
Sodium
280mg
Total Carbohydrate
2g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
4 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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