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Slow-Cooker Pork Roast with Cranberries

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 7 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6
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Sweet dried cranberries and tart cranberry juice give fabulous flavor to pork that's prepared in a slow cooker. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
1/2-lb pork boneless shoulder roast, trimmed of fat
1
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
teaspoon shredded orange peel
1/2
cup cranberry juice cocktail
2
tablespoons cornstarch

Steps

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  • 1
    If pork roast comes in netting or is tied, do not remove. In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place pork. In small bowl, mix cranberries, broth, orange peel and 1/4 cup of the cranberry juice cocktail; pour over pork.
  • 2
    Cover and cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  • 3
    Remove pork from slow cooker; place on serving platter. Remove netting or strings from pork if necessary. Cover to keep warm.
  • 4
    Pour juices from slow cooker into 1 1/2-quart saucepan; if necessary, skim off any fat. In small bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail and the cornstarch; gradually stir into juices in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until bubbly and thickened. Serve with pork. Garnish with additional shredded orange peel if desired.

Expert Tips

Serve with steamed green beans and a mixed-rice pilaf. Pass a basket of warm rolls or popovers.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
455
Calories from Fat
205
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
Saturated Fat
8g
Cholesterol
120mg
Sodium
160mg
Total Carbohydrate
22g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Protein
41g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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