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Herbed Apricot Pork Loin Roast

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)
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  finely shredded lemon peel
  • 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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 314,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 107,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 21,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • sugar (g) 15,
  • pro. (g) 38,
  • vit. A (IU) 0,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 9,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 0,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 247,
  • Potassium (mg) 650,
  • calcium (mg) 10,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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