Slow-Cooker Maple-Sage Pork Roast

Maple syrup brings subtle sweet flavor to a savory pork roast cooked alongside lovely vegetables.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 8 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2- to 3-lb boneless pork shoulder roast
2
tablespoons real maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
teaspoons dried sage leaves
1/2
teaspoon beef bouillon granules
1/2
cup water
2
cups 1 1/2-inch cubes peeled butternut squash
2
cups baby-cut carrots, cut in half lengthwise
2
small onions, cut into wedges
3
tablespoons cornstarch
1/2
cup water
  • 1 Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. If pork roast comes in netting or is tied, remove netting or strings. Place pork in cooker. In small bowl, mix syrup, garlic, sage, bouillon granules and 1/2 cup water; spoon over pork. Arrange squash, carrots and onions around pork.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • 3 Remove pork and vegetables from cooker; cover to keep warm. If desired, skim fat from juices in cooker. Pour juices into 4-cup microwavable measuring cup. In small bowl, mix cornstarch and 1/2 cup water until smooth; stir into juices in cup. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every minute, until mixture thickens. Serve with pork and vegetables.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    110mg
    110%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    160%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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