Monday, August 3, 2009

Slow Cooker Pork Roast

I got a slow cooker for my birthday (thanks Kathy, I love it!) and so I wanted to make something in it. My friend's mom told me that she likes to make a pork roast with apple juice, brown sugar and ginger. That sounded perfect- right up my alley. I made it the other night and it was great, and in true slow cooker fashion, so easy! I will be adding this to the rotation for sure.

Apple Ginger Pork Roast

2 lb. pork loin roast
1/2 c. apple juice
2 t. fresh grated ginger
3 T brown sugar
2 apples quartered

Coat the outside of the pork with salt and pepper. Brown the outside of the pork before adding it to the slow cooker. Add the quartered apples to the bottom of the slow cooker. Once the meat is browned, put it on top of the apples. In a small bowl mix together the juice, ginger and brown sugar. Pour mixture over the roast. Cook for about 4 hours on high.

After the pork is done, I put the liquid from the crockpot in a small saucepan and simmer it to reduce to a gravy.

I served this with green beans and mashed potatoes (made with butter, greek yogurt, green onions.)

Bon Appetit!


  1. yay i am glad you liked my moms recipe!! it was one of my favorites growing up :)

  2. So good! I can't wait to make it again.