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Hands-off cooking produces easy and flavorful Pork Loin with Cherries. The slow cooker not only saves times but frees up cooking space in the oven or cooktop.

Recipe by MyRecipes January 2013

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Credit: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Gerri Williams

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prep:
5 mins
cook:
4 hrs 20 mins
total:
4 hrs 25 mins
Yield:
Serves: 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together preserves, juice, dried cherries and vinegar in slow cooker.

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  • Warm olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Pat pork roast dry with paper towels; sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper. When oil is hot but not smoking, brown pork on all sides, turning with tongs, about 10 minutes total. Transfer to slow cooker and place on top of cherry mixture.

  • Cover and cook on low until pork is cooked through and internal temperature reaches 145°F on a meat thermometer, about 4 hours. Remove pork to a cutting board and tent with foil to rest.

  • Skim fat from cooking juices and transfer juices (with cherries) to a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, reduce heat to medium-low and keep at a brisk simmer until liquid has reduced to 2 cups, about 10 minutes. Slice pork and serve with juices and cherries spooned on top.

Nutrition Facts

381 calories; fat 6g; saturated fat 2g; protein 45g; carbohydrates 36g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 109mg; sodium 514mg.
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