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Slow-Cooker Winter Pork Roast Dinner

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Slow-Cooker Winter Pork Roast Dinner
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 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.
Updated Jun 13, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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

390 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 31g Protein, 43g Total Carbohydrate, 30g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Potassium
1020mg
29%
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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