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Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours

Makes

12 servings

You can put this roast in the slow cooker and then forget about it, knowing it will be moist and tender when you get home after a day of work or Christmas shopping. The fruity sauce complements the meat so well. -Joyce Turley Slaughters, Kentucky

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless rolled pork loin roast (3 to 4 pounds), halved
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup cranberry juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, brown roast in oil on all sides over medium-high heat. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the cranberry sauce, sugar, cranberry juice, mustard, pepper and cloves; pour over roast.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until the meat is tender. Remove roast and keep warm.
  3. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch, water and salt until smooth; stir in cooking juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with roast.

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