Italian Pork Roast

Italian Pork Roast
Servings: 8 Prep 15 mins Slow Cook on HIGH for 3 hours or LOW for 5-1/2 hours Cook 1 min

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (about 3 pounds), trimmed and tied
  • 3 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes with basil, oregano and garlic, drained
  • 1/3 tablespoon low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar

Make It

1. Rub pork with 1 teaspoon of the Italian seasoning and place in slow cooker bowl.

2. Scatter tomatoes around pork. Pour 1/3 cup of the broth in bowl; top with 1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper. Cook 3 hours on HIGH or 5-1/2 hours on LOW.

3. Add green pepper to slow cooker for last 45 minutes of cook time.

4. Blend remaining 2 tablespoons broth, the cornstarch and balsamic vinegar. Set aside. Remove pork to a serving platter; keep warm. Strain liquid from slow cooker into a small saucepan and place vegetables around pork on serving platter.

5. Bring liquid to a boil over medium-high heat. Whisk in cornstarch mixture, remaining 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and black pepper; cook 1 minute. Spoon sauce over pork.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 242, Fat, total (g): 7, chol. (mg): 107, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 5, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 37, sodium (mg): 460, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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