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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    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.
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