Slow-Cooker Pork Roast with Cranberries

Sweet dried cranberries and tart cranberry juice give fabulous flavor to pork that's prepared in a slow cooker.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 7 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

2
1/2-lb pork boneless shoulder roast, trimmed of fat
1
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
teaspoon shredded orange peel
1/2
cup cranberry juice cocktail
2
tablespoons cornstarch

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Steps

  • 1 If pork roast comes in netting or is tied, do not remove. In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place pork. In small bowl, mix cranberries, broth, orange peel and 1/4 cup of the cranberry juice cocktail; pour over pork.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  • 3 Remove pork from slow cooker; place on serving platter. Remove netting or strings from pork if necessary. Cover to keep warm.
  • 4 Pour juices from slow cooker into 1 1/2-quart saucepan; if necessary, skim off any fat. In small bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail and the cornstarch; gradually stir into juices in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until bubbly and thickened. Serve with pork. Garnish with additional shredded orange peel if desired.
  • 1 If pork roast comes in netting or is tied, do not remove. In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place pork. In small bowl, mix cranberries, broth, orange peel and 1/4 cup of the cranberry juice cocktail; pour over pork.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours.
  • 3 Remove pork from slow cooker; place on serving platter. Remove netting or strings from pork if necessary. Cover to keep warm.
  • 4 Pour juices from slow cooker into 1 1/2-quart saucepan; if necessary, skim off any fat. In small bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail and the cornstarch; gradually stir into juices in saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until bubbly and thickened. Serve with pork. Garnish with additional shredded orange peel if desired.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve with steamed green beans and a mixed-rice pilaf. Pass a basket of warm rolls or popovers.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
455
(
Calories from Fat
205),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
41g
41%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.