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Slow-Cooked Pork Roast Recipe
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Slow-Cooked Pork Roast Recipe

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This pork roast makes a wonderful summer meal, as the oven never needs heating. It's so tender, it just falls apart when served.—Marion Lowery, Medford, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours + standing
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours + standing
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) unsweetened crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (3 to 4 pounds)

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: 3 ounces cooked pork with 1/4 cup sauce equals 202 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 306 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first nine ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cut roast in half. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, brown pork roast on all sides.
  3. Place roast in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Pour sauce over roast and turn to coat. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or until meat is tender. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Slow-Cooked Pork Roast in Country Woman November/December 2002, p36

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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


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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2015

"I used pineapple chunks and mashed them a bit. I used just one can and added a cup of water. I followed the rest of the recipe. I served rice on side, using the juice in crockpot, on the rice. Was a nice blend of flavors."

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Reviewed Aug. 2, 2014

"Awsome"

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Reviewed Nov. 25, 2013

"Great!"

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Reviewed Oct. 17, 2013

"Delicious :-)"

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Reviewed Feb. 7, 2013

"looking for something different in the slow cooker with my pork roast. This fits the bill. The sauce is sweet and savory... very good!"

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