Tuscan Pork Roast

Classic Italian herbs and white wine make this pork roast tastefully Tuscan and a natural for the slow-cooker.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 8 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

4
slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic (about 4 medium cloves)
1
teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crushed
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground sage
1
boneless pork loin roast (3 to 4 lb)
1/3
cup dry white wine or chicken broth
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons water

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Steps

  • 1 Spray inside of 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove from skillet; place in slow cooker.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix garlic, rosemary, salt and sage. Rub all sides of pork roast with garlic mixture. Add roast to skillet; cook 4 to 6 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned on all sides.
  • 3 Remove roast from skillet; place in slow cooker. Pour wine over roast.
  • 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 5 In small bowl, mix flour and water until smooth. Remove roast from slow cooker. Strain juices from slow cooker into 4-cup microwavable measuring cup or medium microwavable bowl. Stir flour mixture into juices until smooth. Microwave on High 3 minutes or until thickened; stir. Cut roast into slices; serve with gravy.
  • 1 Spray inside of 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Remove from skillet; place in slow cooker.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix garlic, rosemary, salt and sage. Rub all sides of pork roast with garlic mixture. Add roast to skillet; cook 4 to 6 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned on all sides.
  • 3 Remove roast from skillet; place in slow cooker. Pour wine over roast.
  • 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 5 In small bowl, mix flour and water until smooth. Remove roast from slow cooker. Strain juices from slow cooker into 4-cup microwavable measuring cup or medium microwavable bowl. Stir flour mixture into juices until smooth. Microwave on High 3 minutes or until thickened; stir. Cut roast into slices; serve with gravy.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Don't trim the fat from the roast or remove the netting before browning or slow cooking. The fat keeps the roast moist and adds flavor, and the netting holds the roast together. Remove the netting before serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
39g
39%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.