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Slow Cooker Citrus Pork Roast

 Slow Cooker Citrus Pork Roast
A delicious hint of orange in the gravy served over thick slices of pork roast makes them stand out from the crowd. Garlic, thyme and ginger further season this easy entree from Tamara Logan, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
6-8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (3 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup orange juice

Directions

  • Cut roast in half. In a small bowl, combine the garlic powder,
  • thyme, ginger and pepper; rub over roast. In a large skillet over
  • medium heat, brown roast on all sides in oil.
  • Place roast in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the
  • broth, sugar, lemon juice, soy sauce and orange peel; pour over
  • roast. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until meat is tender.
  • Remove roast and keep warm.
  • In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and orange juice until
  • smooth; stir in cooking juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2

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Slow Cooker Citrus Pork Roast (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • minutes or until thickened. Serve with roast. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (4 ounces) equals 474 calories, 23 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 194 mg cholesterol, 520 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 56 g protein.
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