Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Apples, Carrots and Rosemary. All you have to do is toss the pork loin in the slow cooker with some seasoning, fresh fruit and veggies. You’ll have a hot, nutritious meal for your family. Not only is this dish tasty, but it’s also an easy way to make sure your family eats their fruits and vegetables. And just as great, you can let your slow cooker do all the work to get this home-cooked meal on the table by dinnertime.
The fresh apples and carrots cook with the pork, making this dish colorful and healthy. If you position them around the pork in your slow cooker, they will be tender and ready to eat when the pork is done. Add a sprig of fresh rosemary to the crock for even more flavor.
- 2 Granny Smith apples, cored and each cut into 8 wedges
- 1 TBSP lemon juice
- 4 lb. boneless loin pork roast
- 1 tsp. salt
- ¼ tsp. fresh ground black pepper
- 1 medium onion, cut into eighths
- 4 large carrots, cut into 1-½” pieces
- 1 sprig fresh rosemary
In medium bowl, toss apples with lemon juice, set aside.
Season roast with salt and pepper.
Please half of onions and 4-6 apple wedges in bottom of slow cooker.
Top with seasoned roast, surround with remaining apples, onions and carrots.
Top with rosemary.
Cover and cook on high for 4 hours, medium or 5-½ hours or low 7-8 hours.
Note: For food safety, be sure to cook until meat thermometer registers at least 160°F
Original Recipe from Everyday Good Thinking