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Apple-Dijon Pork Roast Recipe

Apple-Dijon Pork Roast Recipe

Cindy Steffen from Cedarburg, Wisconsin shares one of her family favorites for cold-weather comfort. “This recipe takes less than five minutes to assemble and is delicious.” TIP: “I like to serve the roast with rice, then use the tangy sauce as a gravy for both,” Cindy shares.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (2 to 3 pounds)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
  • 6 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 6 tablespoons cold water


  • 1. Place roast in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the broth, apple juice and mustard; pour over roast. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until tender. Remove roast and keep warm.
  • 2. For gravy, strain cooking juices and skim fat. Pour juices into a small saucepan. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pork. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 197 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 413mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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frebre001 User ID: 7655993 62279
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2014

"That was absolutely fantastically tasty,will definately be cooking this one again thanks for the recipe Cindy.. Fred ,Northampton United Kingdom.... :-) :-)"

Donna949599 User ID: 7520106 58103
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2013

"Unbelievable! I did alter by adding pork neck bones in the bottom of the slow cooker (bones make better gravy, discard after cooking) lightly browned the roast and placed it on top of neck bones. Added salt and pepper,garlic powder and thyme on top of roast. I agree that 2 T. cornstarch is plenty enough to thicken the gravy. Yummy!"

sjmdam User ID: 4248228 64448
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2013

"we enjoyed this sauce/gravy very much the cook time for me was 3 1/2 hours so just watch the temp of the meat instead of whats suggested"

ozfan113 User ID: 7224101 130888
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

"This was very tasty and easy to prepare. I love slow cooker recipes. When I can be cooking a great meal and able to do other things at the same time I am a happy lady."

deb540 User ID: 6791332 58101
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2013

"<p>Wonderful flavor and so easy. My boyfriend doesn't like mustard so I added some onion, pepper, rosemary and garlic to help hide it. It was delicious. Will definitely make it again, perfect for our low-sodium diet.  The gravy was delightful. Started out with 2 tblsp corn starch as other reviewer suggested and ended up using the full 6 tblsps. Can't wait to get to the leftovers.</p>"

rschiffler User ID: 7159440 156219
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2013

"Excellent flavor, however DO NOT use 6 tablespoons of cornstarch. That's way too much 2 tablespoons is probably enough."

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 79828
Reviewed May. 9, 2011

"This was delicious and I served it over buttered noodles. The only change that I will make next time is to increase the cooking time to 5 hours as my roast was just slightly pink on one end."

hholthouser User ID: 5757812 130859
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2011

"I made this as is, without changing a thing, and even my pickiest daughter loved it!!! Will make again and often!"

Fooding is fun User ID: 5768527 156173
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2011

"I read the reviews beforehand and decided to put in a few slices of a fuji apple because I saw others were adding apples. I also added dried cranberries at the same time. They are awesome in the gravy and give it that extra flavor with the pork. I will be making this again! It was so yummy!"

southcountygirl User ID: 2604868 153084
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2011

"Wonderful! I added a sliced apple along with thinly sliced onion for more flavor. I did also season my roast and brown it on all sides for more flavor prior to slow cooking."

Mandy0429 User ID: 5289014 66982
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2010

"everyone loved it! I added a little garlic and salt/pepper. Served it with roasted apples sprinkled with cinnamon and green beans."

scubacas User ID: 5298067 58100
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2010

"Didn't realize until I was ready to prepare that this was a slowcooker meal. I ended up making it in the oven and it was good but I think it would probably be better prepared correctly. I thought it was going to be overwhelmingly mustard"y" when I saw the amount of dijon required but I liked the flavor."

scrapo User ID: 2908723 130887
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2010

"Delicious! I used pork tenderloin for a lighter meal and it turns out great. I also throw in two sliced granny smith apples near the end of the cooking time. Turns out great!"

jackie Ulrich User ID: 2070676 66871
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2010


mamamowe15 User ID: 4646310 131800
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2009

"This was so good! My kids even enjoyed it. I am not a big mustard fan so I only put 1/2 cup and it was the perfect amount of flavor."

lbambach User ID: 1621783 130886
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2009

"My family thoroughly enjoyed this meal."

Coupon_Queen User ID: 4384242 147878
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2009

"This was very good. I added rosemary, and reduced the dijon to a heaping tablespoon. I also added carrots and potatoes.(they took alot longer to cook, so next time I might pre-cook the veggies a little)"

lssrls User ID: 1447889 131799
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2008

"This is delicious!! I did not have apple juice so I sliced an apple. Will make this again!!"

kennedyjl User ID: 3343411 62264
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2008

"Just made this dish today. My husband loved it and said it's the best thing I've ever made. I used a 6lb roast (bone-in boston rump roast, because it was cheaper for a roast that size opposed to boneless!) and the meat literally fell off the bone when I took it out of the crock-pot. The gravy was delicious as well. This one is a keeper!"

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