Cider Pork Roast
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours 10 min.
- 1 boneless pork loin roast (2 pounds)
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 cups apple cider or unsweetened apple juice, divided
- 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
- 1/2 cup dried cherries
- 5 teaspoons cornstarch
- Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, brown pork for about 4 minutes on each side. Pour 1 cup apple cider in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Place two sprigs rosemary in slow cooker; top with meat and remaining rosemary. Place cherries around roast. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until meat is tender. Remove meat; keep warm.
- Strain cooking liquid; reserve liquid and transfer to a small saucepan. Stir in 3/4 cup cider; bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and remaining cider until smooth. Gradually whisk into cider mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with meat.
Nutrition Facts4 ounce-weight: 298 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 368mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fruit.
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Jan 22, 2012
I really liked this one. I may try other complementary fruits besides cherries.
Oct 12, 2010
Not bad, but was missing something. Perhaps some allspice and onions?
Mar 31, 2010
LOVED THIS!!!! I used two 1 lb pork tenderloins and I cooked them on high for 4 hours and it was perfect! I would reccomend using a spice bag for the rosemary because it was a mess having to separate it from the cherries. I also added more cherries to the reduction sauce. I can't wait to make it again!
Feb 24, 2010
i only had one roast that was 1 1/4 pounds. It tasted good but I think I cooked it to long as it dried out.
Jan 4, 2010
wow this was incredibly moist and tasty. Did not have cherries used cranberries. Only cooked on low 4 hours to get to temp watch out that it doesnt overcook! Fantastic and sooo easy.