Slow Cook:10 hrs to 12 hrs (low) or 5 to 6 hours (high)
Pork Roast and Harvest Vegetables
Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut meat to fit into a 3 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker. In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat; add meat. Cook meat until brown, turning to brown evenly on all sides. In cooker combine parsnips, carrots, sweet pepper, and celery. Sprinkle with tapioca.
In a small bowl combine apple juice concentrate, the water, bouillon granules, cinnamon, and black pepper. Pour over vegetables. Place meat on top of vegetables.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 12 hours or on high-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours.
Transfer meat and vegetables to a serving platter. Strain cooking liquid; skim off fat. Drizzle some of the cooking liquid over meat; pass remaining cooking liquid.