I had a pork loin roast in the fridge and I was perusing recipes for the crock pot to figure out what I was going to do with it. I found this pork loin recipe and thought it was worth a try. I have to admit to being a little skeptical of the ingredients. I was fine with the apple and cranberry, I thought that the juice and brown sugar would make the recipe too sweet. But, I am always up for trying something new, so I gave it a go.
I must say, I was pleasantly surprised by this recipe, it was quite good, and very little prep work. I minced fresh garlic because that was what I had on hand, but if you have the pre minced garlic in a jar it is even faster.
- 1 (3 to 4 lb) boneless pork loin roast
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 can whole cranberry sauce
- 1/4 c brown sugar
- 1/2 c apple juice
- 2 apples, cored, peeled and coarsely chopped
- salt and pepper to taste
Place your roast in the crockpot. Rub the roast all over with the minced garlic. Add remaining ingredients by sprinkling around and on top of the roast. Cook on low for approximately 7 hours. Your pork will be done when it reaches 160*.