A slow cooker makes pork butt roast easy to prepare—just a few simple steps, then the cooker does the work for you.
Southern Living FEBRUARY 2009
1. Trim roast. Rinse roast, and pat dry. Rub roast with 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; cut roast in half.
2. Cook roast halves in 3 Tbsp. hot oil in a large skillet 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Place roast halves in a lightly greased 6-qt. slow cooker, fat sides up.
3. Cover and cook on HIGH 1 hour. Reduce heat to LOW, and cook 6 to 7 hours or until meat is tender and slices easily. Remove pork, reserving liquid; slice meat. Add 1 cup reserved liquid to pork to moisten.
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