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Cranberry-Apricot Pork Roast with Potatoes Recipe

Cranberry-Apricot Pork Roast with Potatoes Recipe

—Patricia Trench, Panama City, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 hours YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (3 pounds)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 can (15 ounces) apricot halves, drained
  • 1 medium onion, quartered
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place potatoes in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Add pork.
  • 2. In a blender, combine the cranberry sauce, apricots, onion, dried apricots, sugar, mustard, and cayenne. Cover and process for 30 seconds or until almost smooth. Pour over pork.
  • 3. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until meat is tender. Serve meat and potatoes with cooking juices. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 433 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 71 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 35 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.