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Onion-Topped Herbed Pork Roast

 Onion-Topped Herbed Pork Roast
The herb rub and sliced onion add loads of flavor to this pork roast. I like to serve it with a side of parslied potatoes and a green salad for a well-rounded dinner.— Shelia Letchworth, Versailles, Missouri
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 8 hours + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (4 pounds)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons rubbed sage
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon browning sauce, optional

Directions

  • Cut roast in half. Place pork and water in a 4-qt. slow cooker.
  • Spread butter over meat. Combine the sage, parsley, pepper, garlic,
  • oregano and salt; sprinkle over meat. Top with onion. Cover and cook
  • on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender. If desired, thicken
  • cooking juices. Stir in browning sauce if desired. Let meat stand 10
  • minutes before slicing. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 4 ounces cooked meat with about 2 tablespoons gravy (calculated without browning sauce) equals 227 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 171 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fat.

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