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Sunday Pot Roast Recipe
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Sunday Pot Roast Recipe

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With the help of a slow cooker, you can prepare a down-home dinner any day of the week, not just on Sundays. The roast turns out tender and savory every time. —Brandy Schaefer, Glen Carbon, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 8 hours
MAKES:14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 8 hours
MAKES: 14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), trimmed
  • 6 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 3 large potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 3 small onions, quartered
  • 1-1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 1/4 teaspoon browning sauce, optional

Nutritional Facts

217 calories: 1 serving, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 230mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 3 lean meat

Directions

  1. Combine first five ingredients; rub over roast. Wrap in plastic; refrigerate overnight.
  2. Place carrots, potatoes and onions in a 6-qt. slow cooker; add broth. Unwrap roast; place in slow cooker. Cook, covered, on low until meat and vegetables are tender, 8-10 hours.
  3. Transfer roast and vegetables to a serving platter; tent with foil. Pour cooking juices into a small saucepan. Mix flour and water until smooth; stir into pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. If desired, add browning sauce. Serve roast with gravy and vegetables. Yield: 14 servings.
Originally published as Sunday Pot Roast in Country Pork 1996, p63

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer


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cynandtom
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2016

"Made this beautiful, slow cooker dinner as is. House smelled divine and tasted even more divine!"

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dzurcher
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2016

"This recipe did a great job making the roast so tender and I love when you can have an all in one meal that cooks in the slow cooker. However my husband and daughter did not like the caraway seed so I will not make this again, though I might adjust with different seasoning in the rub to come up with a flavor we all can like."

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mrsh318
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2016

"I used fresh oregano and that was just too strong. I followed recipe for cutting potatoes, however they tasted gummy when cooked. Not sure why. Carrots were cooked fine though. Wasn't a favorite."

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luigimon
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2015

"This is wonderful!!!! Followed the recipe, but I did not make the gravy, though I'm sure that would be good, too. But I just sliced the pork, put it on the plate with the veggies, and spooned the juice over it. One of my new favorites!!!"

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ChristySatfield
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2015

"Tastes real good but the vegees look yukky after being cooked in the slow cooker."

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ksyusha
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2015

"All cooked well through. I didn't do the rub overnight as I had no time to do that. It was good, but it did lack some salt and some taste to it. Would not be my #1 recipe choice."

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Igraine32
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2014

"I didn't do the rub overnight, because I didn't realize that was in the recipe. I don't know if it would have been more savory if I had. I thought this was still really good. Especially after I dumped a ton of salt on my individual serving. Hubby and child did the same and liked it. The pork came out super tender."

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vonoepen
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2014

"My pork still has two hours to cook. I cut a slice and it is a little dry. why does john l939, hockeygmgp and sue zappa talk about cutting roast in half. I do not see that in the directions. with two hours to go and I hope it gets as tender as people say, because it is not there yet. will let you know. thanks, Sukie"

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mkaskela
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2013

"Great"

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gunslinger
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2013

"A delicious alternative from your traditional beef roast. So easy to prepare, let it cook all day long and come home to the wonderful aroma and a very flavorful meal."

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