Satisfy a group of six with this pork-and-sweet potato combo, which you can put in the slow cooker in 20 minutes.
rolled boneless pork loin roast (1 3/4 to 2 lb)
large dark-orange sweet potatoes, peeled, thinly sliced
medium onion, sliced, separated into rings
teaspoons dried thyme leaves
quart (4 cups) apple juice
Sprinkle pork roast with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper; place in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Place sweet potatoes around and on top of roast. Top with onion; sprinkle with thyme and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Pour apple juice over onion.
Cover; cook on Low setting 6 to 8 hours.
With slotted spoon, remove vegetables from slow cooker; place on serving platter. Remove roast from slow cooker; place on cutting board. Cut roast into slices; place on platter. If desired, drizzle some of cooking liquid from slow cooker over vegetables and roast.
Cooking liquid can be thickened into gravy with flour. Two tablespoons flour will thicken 1 cup liquid. Mix flour with 2 tablespoons water before stirring into cooking liquid in saucepan. Boil over high heat for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 3 1/2g,
- 3 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.