Herbed Apricot Pork Loin Roast

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Makes:
8 servings
Prep:
20 mins
Stand:
15 mins
Slow Cook:
6 hrs to 7 hrs (low) or 3 to 3 1/2 hours (high)
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Herbed Apricot Pork Loin Roast

Ingredients
1
3 pound boneless pork top loin roast (double loin, tied)
 
Salt and ground black pepper
1
10 ounce jar apricot spreadable fruit
1/3
cup finely chopped onion
2
tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
1
tablespoon brandy
1
teaspoon snipped fresh rosemary
1
teaspoon snipped fresh sage
1
teaspoon snipped fresh thyme
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
2
tablespoons water
4
teaspoons cornstarch
 
Fresh apricots (optional)
 
Fresh thyme, sage, and/or rosemary (optional)

Directions

  1. Season pork roast well with salt and pepper. In a medium bowl, combine spreadable fruit, onion, mustard, brandy, lemon peel, rosemary, sage, thyme, and pepper.
  2. Place roast in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Pour fruit mixture over roast.
  3. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.
  4. Remove roast from cooker. Cover loosely with foil and let stand for 15 minutes before carving. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine the water and cornstarch; carefully stir in liquid from slow cooker. Cook and stir sauce until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir 2 minutes more. Serve sauce with pork. If desired, garnish with fresh apricots and herbs.

Nutrition Facts

(Herbed Apricot Pork Loin Roast)
    Per serving:
  • 314 kcal cal.,
  • 7 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 107 mg chol.,
  • 247 mg sodium,
  • 21 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 15 g sugar,
  • 38 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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