Slow-Cooker Maple-Sage Pork Roast

Slow-Cooker Maple-Sage Pork Roast

Maple syrup brings subtle sweet flavor to a savory pork roast cooked alongside lovely vegetables.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

8:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

2- to 3-lb boneless pork shoulder roast
2
tablespoons real maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
teaspoons dried sage leaves
1/2
teaspoon beef bouillon granules
1/2
cup water
2
cups 1 1/2-inch cubes peeled butternut squash
2
cups baby-cut carrots, cut in half lengthwise
2
small onions, cut into wedges
3
tablespoons cornstarch
1/2
cup water
  1. Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. If pork roast comes in netting or is tied, remove netting or strings. Place pork in cooker. In small bowl, mix syrup, garlic, sage, bouillon granules and 1/2 cup water; spoon over pork. Arrange squash, carrots and onions around pork.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  3. Remove pork and vegetables from cooker; cover to keep warm. If desired, skim fat from juices in cooker. Pour juices into 4-cup microwavable measuring cup. In small bowl, mix cornstarch and 1/2 cup water until smooth; stir into juices in cup. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every minute, until mixture thickens. Serve with pork and vegetables.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Toss together a packaged salad mix and heat whole wheat rolls to serve with the meat and vegetables.
Whole carrots, quartered lengthwise and cut into 2-inch sections, can be substituted for the baby carrots.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.