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Slow-Cooker Chipotle Pork Roast

Slow-Cooker Chipotle Pork Roast
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 6 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • Servings 6

Your family will flip over this fork-tender roast and its intensely flavored, smoky sauce. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
tablespoons chili powder
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon garlic powder
2
teaspoons ground cumin
9
small unpeeled red potatoes, quartered
3
small sweet potatoes, peeled, quartered
1
medium onion, cut into 3/4-inch wedges (about 1/2 cup)
1
boneless pork shoulder roast (2 1/2 to 3 lb)
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1
canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce, finely chopped (about 1/2 tablespoon)
2
tablespoons water
2
tablespoons cornstarch

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix chili powder, salt, garlic powder and cumin. Add potatoes, sweet potatoes and onion to bowl; stir to coat. Place vegetables in slow cooker.
  • 2
    Remove netting from pork. Rub oil over pork; roll in spices in bowl to cover. Place pork over vegetables. Pour tomato sauce, tomatoes and chopped chile over pork and vegetables.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 4
    Remove pork and vegetables from cooker; cover to keep warm. Pour sauce from cooker into 3-quart saucepan. In small bowl, mix water and cornstarch; stir into sauce. Cook over high heat 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened. Serve sauce with pork and vegetables.

Expert Tips

  • Make sure the potatoes are mostly covered with the liquid to prevent browning.
  • Feel free to use whatever kind of potatoes you have on hand—just make sure they are cut to the same size to ensure doneness.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
580
Calories from Fat
250
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
43%
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
120mg
40%
Sodium
810mg
34%
Potassium
1580mg
45%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
6g
25%
Sugars
8g
Protein
44g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
140%
140%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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