Slow-Cooker Porketta Pot Roast

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 10 hr 0 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1 1/2
teaspoons fennel seed, crushed
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon celery seed
1
boneless pork shoulder (3 lb)
3
medium parsnips, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch pieces (3 cups)
2
medium sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 3/4-inch pieces (3 cups)
12
cloves garlic, peeled, cut in half
1 1/2
cups water

Directions

  • 1 In small bowl, mix Italian seasoning, fennel seed, salt and celery seed. Pat seasoning mixture evenly onto pork (if pork comes in netting or is tied, do not remove). Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook pork in skillet 5 to 10 minutes, turning several times, until brown on all sides.
  • 2 Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place parsnips, sweet potatoes and garlic; pour water over vegetables. Place pork on vegetables. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 9 to 10 hours or until pork is tender.
  • 3 Remove pork from slow cooker; place on cutting board (remove netting or strings). Cut pork across grain into slices; serve with vegetables and juices.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Cook meat in hot oil about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on all sides.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
315
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.