Sunday, January 22, 2012

Cranberry Pork Roast (Crock Pot Recipe)

Credit: Andrew Morrell Photography
This one is for Jenny's crock pot recipe library. Although it has a number of ingredients, it's pretty simple to prepare. You can vary the seasonings as desired - it can even be made with just the pork and cranberry sauce, if you don't have any of the other ingredients available. Serve with mashed potatoes and a strongly flavored green vegetable, like kale or spinach.

1 (2-3 lb) boneless pork roast
2 cups whole berry cranberry sauce
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon prepared spicy brown or whole grain mustard
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 clove garlic, pressed
1/3 cup pomegranate juice
Juice from 1/2 lemon

  1. Trim any excess fat from the pork. A little is fine, but if it has a thick layer of fat on top, you'll want to remove it.
  2. Place the pork in the crock pot and turn it to low.
  3. Combine the remaining ingredients in a bowl, blending well.
  4. Pour the sauce over the pork.
  5. Cover the crock pot, and cook for 8-10 hours.