Slow-Cooker Chipotle Pork Roast

Your family will flip over this fork-tender roast and its intensely flavored, smoky sauce.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 6 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2
tablespoons chili powder
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon garlic powder
2
teaspoons ground cumin
9
small unpeeled red potatoes, quartered
3
small sweet potatoes, peeled, quartered
1
medium onion, cut into 3/4-inch wedges (about 1/2 cup)
1
boneless pork shoulder roast (2 1/2 to 3 lb)
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1
canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce, finely chopped (about 1/2 tablespoon)
2
tablespoons water
2
tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix chili powder, salt, garlic powder and cumin. Add potatoes, sweet potatoes and onion to bowl; stir to coat. Place vegetables in slow cooker.
  • 2 Remove netting from pork. Rub oil over pork; roll in spices in bowl to cover. Place pork over vegetables. Pour tomato sauce, tomatoes and chopped chile over pork and vegetables.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 4 Remove pork and vegetables from cooker; cover to keep warm. Pour sauce from cooker into 3-quart saucepan. In small bowl, mix water and cornstarch; stir into sauce. Cook over high heat 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened. Serve sauce with pork and vegetables.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    580
    (
    Calories from Fat
    250),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    28g
    28%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    120mg
    120%;
    Sodium
    810mg
    810%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    39g
    39%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    44g
    44%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    140%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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