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Apricot Pork Roast Recipe
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Apricot Pork Roast Recipe

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Serve this delightful pork roast with rice or mashed potatoes and veggies. We like leftovers with gravy, served on buns the next night. —Patricia Defosse, Wilmington, Delaware
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (2 to 3 pounds)
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) apricot preserves
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Nutritional Facts

337 calories: 4 ounce-weight, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 223mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 0g fiber), 30g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 4 lean meat

Directions

  1. Place roast in a 3-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine preserves and broth; pour over roast. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until tender. Remove meat to a serving platter; keep warm.
  2. Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer to a small saucepan. Bring liquid to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Gradually stir into pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pork. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Apricot Pork Roast in Simple & Delicious September/October 2009, p55


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TeresaWitt
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2013

"This was very bland! I even added some cloves, but it didn't help much. The meat was tender."

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Tomsfancy
Reviewed May. 17, 2012

"it was dry, bland and the apricot gravy was horrible. I wouldn't even let me dog eat it. Wow!"

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nikki31675
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2012

"so yummy"

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aslan50mac
Reviewed May. 17, 2011

"I thought the flavor was a little weak, I added a few whole cloves to give it a bit more zip, I think the broth added too much liquid and diluted the apricot taste."

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micheleclow
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2010

"Why didn't mine turn out good? My roast was way overdone and I only cooked it for 5 hours on low. I'm going to shred the rest and heat it with BBQ sauce. At least it won't go to waste."

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mielsu
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2010

"My husband loved this. Served with mashed potatoes and garlic peas. He couldn't stop eating it."

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silly girl
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2010

"Ooops. I forgot the 2 Tbls. of ketchup!"

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silly girl
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2010

"We loved this and I usually don't change recipes but this one reminded me of another one so I added some things. Half an envelope of onion soup mix, 2 tbls of brown sugar and 2 small apples sliced. I also used thick boneless chops instead of the roast. I did drain out the apples but leaving them in to make the sauce would also be good. I served them with white rice. Very yummy."

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andreamcmann
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2010

"My whole family (including my picky husband!) loves this recipe! I even make it with chicken breast. I also use chicken broth instead of veggie broth. Yummy!!"

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dmgiblin
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2010

"This is one of the best crockpot recipes I've gotten in a long time. Absolutely delicious. Served over mashed potatoes and the gravy is just yummy!"

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