Easy Family Recipes: Slow Cooker Pork Loin with Vegetables

Slow Cooker Pork Loin and VegetablesPork and apples are a winning combination in this super easy slow cooker dish sure to make your weeknights less hectic and more delicious. Using a pork loin roast with potatoes, carrots, and onions, this fall-inspired gravy gets flavor not just from your meat and veggies, but from apple butter as well, adding a touch of sweetness to this rich and hearty dish. You'll love how quickly it all comes together, and your family will love how great it tastes!

Slow Cooker Pork Loin with Vegetables

  • 2 pounds pork loin
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 large red onion
  • 1 1/2 pounds baby potatoes
  • 1 pound baby carrots
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup Musselman's Apple Butter
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup beef broth

Place large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. (If using regular skillet, add 1 tablespoon oil.) Season pork loin with salt and pepper, and place in skillet.

Sear pork loin on all sides until borwned, about 8-10 minutes total.

Peel onion and cut into large chunks. Cover bottom of large, 6-quart slow cooker with half the chopped onion, potatoes and carrots.

Lay seared pork loin over top and surround with remaining vegetables.

In small bowl, whisk together minced garlic, apple butter, mustard, soy sauce and broth. Pour mixture over pork and vegetables.

Cover slow cooker and cook on low 8-10 hours or high 4-6 hours.

Once potatoes are tender, cut loin into thin slices and place on platter, surrounded by vegetables.

Taste gravy, and season with salt and pepper, as needed, then pour gravy over pork and serve.

 

Recipe courtesy of Musselmans

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