Crockpot Pork Roast

Short on time? Here is an easy to make recipe with just 5 ingredients to end up with a pork roast that is full of flavor!  It will  slow cook in the crock pot while you have time to do other things.

Adapted from Leigh Anne Wilkes at

Author: Michelle Hanson

Michelle Hanson, MA, RD, LD is Fresh & Natural Food’s Registered Dietitian. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics with a minor in Community Health from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She is a registered dietitian and current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Michelle has been a nutrition consultant for numerous years as well as a nutrition research director at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Michelle is passionate about food and nutrition and believes in helping people find simple, realistic ways to make healthy eating a part of their everyday lifestyle.
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  1. Grease a 6 quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Place onions in bottom of cooker.
  3. Rub pork with seasoning blend and salt.
  4. Place on top of onions. Pour broth over roast.
  5. Cover and cook on high for 6-7 hours or low for 9-10 or until meat pulls apart easily with a fork.
  6. Remove from crockpot and shred meat. Remove any large pieces of fat.
  7. Save some of the juice to spoon over pork when serving.

Nutrition Information Per 4 oz serving:

Calories: 289kcal/ Carbohydrates: 2g/ Protein: 37g/ Fat 14g/ Saturated Fat 5g/ Sodium 482mg (less is you make your own seasoning without salt)


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