Slow-Cooker Garlic Pork Roast and Sweet Potatoes

Love pork and sweet potatoes? Here's an easy way to get this favorite combo in a slow cooker meal.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
boneless pork loin roast (3 1/2 lb)
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
4
cups 1-inch pieces peeled dark-orange sweet potatoes
1
medium onion, sliced
6
cloves garlic, peeled
1
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1 If pork roast comes in netting or is tied, remove netting or strings. Remove fat from pork. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle salt and pepper over pork. Cook pork in oil about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on all sides.
  • 2 In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, place sweet potatoes, onion and garlic. Place pork on vegetables. Pour broth over pork.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    410
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    125mg
    125%;
    Sodium
    510mg
    510%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    46g
    46%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    200%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 6 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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