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Apricot Pork Roast

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (2 to 3 pounds)
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) apricot preserves
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Directions

  • 1. Place roast in a 3-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine preserves and broth; pour over roast. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until tender. Remove meat to a serving platter; keep warm.
  • 2. Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer to a small saucepan. Bring liquid to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Gradually stir into pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pork.

Nutrition Facts

4 ounce-weight: 337 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 223mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 0 fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch.

Reviews

Average Rating: 4.230769
  • TeresaWitt
    Feb 3, 2013

    This was very bland! I even added some cloves, but it didn't help much. The meat was tender.

  • Tomsfancy
    May 17, 2012

    it was dry, bland and the apricot gravy was horrible. I wouldn't even let me dog eat it. Wow!

  • nikki31675
    Apr 5, 2012

    so yummy

  • aslan50mac
    May 17, 2011

    I thought the flavor was a little weak, I added a few whole cloves to give it a bit more zip, I think the broth added too much liquid and diluted the apricot taste.

  • micheleclow
    Dec 31, 1969

    Why didn't mine turn out good? My roast was way overdone and I only cooked it for 5 hours on low. I'm going to shred the rest and heat it with bbq sauce. At least it won't go to waste.

  • mielsu
    Oct 19, 2010

    My husband loved this. Served with mashed potatoes and garlic peas. He couldn't stop eating it.

  • silly girl
    Oct 7, 2010

    Ooops. I forgot the 2 Tbls. of ketchup!

  • silly girl
    Oct 7, 2010

    We loved this and I usually don't change recipes but this one reminded me of another one so I added some things. Half an envelope of onion soup mix, 2 tbls of brown sugar and 2 small apples sliced. I also used thick boneless chops instead of the roast. I did drain out the apples but leaving them in to make the sauce would also be good. I served them with white rice. Very yummy.

  • andreamcmann
    Jul 25, 2010

    My whole family (including my picky husband!) loves this recipe! I even make it with chicken breast. I also use chicken broth instead of veggie broth. Yummy!!

  • dmgiblin
    Mar 31, 2010

    This is one of the best crockpot recipes I've gotten in a long time. Absolutely delicious. Served over mashed potatoes and the gravy is just yummy!

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