Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Pork Roast

A Greek seasoning mixture gives this pork roast recipe it's Mediterranean interest. Flavors meld together as it simmers in the slow cooker.

Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Pork Roast
Servings: 8 Prep 15 mins Slow Cook 6 hrs (low) or 3 hours (high)

Ingredients

  • 2 fennel bulbs, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (about 3 pounds), trimmed
  • 4 teaspoons Greek seasoning mix (such as McCormick)
  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped black olives (optional)

Make It

1. Place fennel in slow cooker bowl. Rub pork with 1 teaspoon of the Greek seasoning and place in bowl on top of fennel.

2. Scatter tomatoes around pork. Pour 1/3 cup of the broth in bowl; top with 2 teaspoons Greek seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper. Cook 3 hours on HIGH or 6 hours on LOW.

3. Blend remaining 2 tablespoons broth, the cornstarch and Worcestershire. Remove pork to a serving platter; keep warm. Strain liquid from slow cooker into a small saucepan; place vegetables around pork.

4. Bring liquid to a boil over medium-high heat. Whisk in cornstarch mixture, remaining 1 teaspoon Greek seasoning and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and black pepper; cook 1 minute. Spoon sauce over pork. Sprinkle with olives, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 241, Fat, total (g): 6, chol. (mg): 111, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 8, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 37, sodium (mg): 390, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.