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Slow-Cooker Winter Pork Roast Dinner

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6
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Satisfy a group of six with this pork-and-sweet potato combo, which you can put in the slow cooker in 20 minutes.

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
30g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
270%
270%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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