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Apple-Dijon Pork Roast Recipe
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Apple-Dijon Pork Roast Recipe

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Cindy Steffen from Cedarburg, Wisconsin shares one of her family favorites for cold-weather comfort. “This recipe takes less than five minutes to assemble and is delicious.” TIP: “I like to serve the roast with rice, then use the tangy sauce as a gravy for both,” Cindy shares.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (2 to 3 pounds)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
  • 6 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 6 tablespoons cold water

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked pork with about 1/3 cup gravy (prepared with reduced-sodium chicken broth) equals 197 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 413 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Place roast in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the broth, apple juice and mustard; pour over roast. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until tender. Remove roast and keep warm.
  2. For gravy, strain cooking juices and skim fat. Pour juices into a small saucepan. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pork. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Apple-Dijon Pork Roast in Quick Cooking January/February 2006, p55

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked pork with about 1/3 cup gravy (prepared with reduced-sodium chicken broth) equals 197 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 413 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

Reviews for Apple-Dijon Pork Roast

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Reviewed Feb. 6, 2014

That was absolutely fantastically tasty,will definately be cooking this one again thanks for the recipe Cindy.. Fred ,Northampton United Kingdom.... :-) :-)

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Reviewed Dec. 4, 2013

Unbelievable! I did alter by adding pork neck bones in the bottom of the slow cooker (bones make better gravy, discard after cooking) lightly browned the roast and placed it on top of neck bones. Added salt and pepper,garlic powder and thyme on top of roast. I agree that 2 T. cornstarch is plenty enough to thicken the gravy. Yummy!

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Reviewed Nov. 20, 2013

we enjoyed this sauce/gravy very much the cook time for me was 3 1/2 hours so just watch the temp of the meat instead of whats suggested

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Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

This was very tasty and easy to prepare. I love slow cooker recipes. When I can be cooking a great meal and able to do other things at the same time I am a happy lady.

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Reviewed Mar. 30, 2013

Wonderful flavor and so easy. My boyfriend doesn't like mustard so I added some onion, pepper, rosemary and garlic to help hide it. It was delicious. Will definitely make it again, perfect for our low-sodium diet.  The gravy was delightful. Started out with 2 tblsp corn starch as other reviewer suggested and ended up using the full 6 tblsps. Can't wait to get to the leftovers.

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