Slow-Cooker Winter Pork Roast Dinner

Slow-Cooker Winter Pork Roast Dinner

Satisfy a group of six with this pork-and-sweet potato combo, which you can put in the slow cooker in 20 minutes.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

8:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1
rolled boneless pork loin roast (1 3/4 to 2 lb)
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
large dark-orange sweet potatoes, peeled, thinly sliced
1
medium onion, sliced, separated into rings
1 1/2
teaspoons dried thyme leaves
1
quart (4 cups) apple juice
  1. 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.
  2. Cover; cook on Low setting 6 to 8 hours.
  3. 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.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
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:

1 Serving (1/6 of Recipe)
  • Calories 390
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 460mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 30g),
  • Protein 31g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.