Slow Cooker Shredded Pork with 'Skillet Apples'

Slow Cooker Shredded Pork with 'Skillet Apples'
Anne and John Newsome

Ingredients

  •  Dash of  apple cider vinegar
  • Gala apples
  •   One 3 1/2-pound pork loin roast, trimmed of excess fat
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste
  •   Garlic powder, to taste
  • 1 Cup  chicken broth
  • 1 Cup  apple juice
  • 1 Tablespoon  apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons  brown sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon  cinnamon
  • 1/8 Teaspoon  allspice
  • 1 Teaspoon  sage
  • onion, chopped

A slow cooker makes this dish a snap. This fall-inspired dish is perfect for a Sunday dinner, as you can take the leftovers to work the next day, putting them into a sandwich, wrap, or simply serving them with a little brown rice for a nutritious lunch.

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Directions

Fill a large bowl with cold water and add a dash of apple cider vinegar. Core the apples, cut into bite-sized pieces, and place in the water. (This keeps the apples from turning brown.)

Slice the loin in half, creating 2 equal-sized pieces. Place both pieces in a large slow cooker. Season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder, to taste.

Add the chicken broth, apple juice, and apple cider vinegar. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, allspice, and sage. Mix thoroughly and set aside. Drain the apples and place back in the large bowl. Add the chopped onion and sprinkle with the spice mixture. Toss thoroughly until the apples and onion are completely coated with spices.

Pour into the slow cooker, completely covering the pork loin. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours. Then, remove the pieces of loin from the slow cooker and place in a 9-by-13-inch casserole dish. Using 2 forks, shred the pork. Cover with aluminum foil and set aside.

Using a flat, broad spoon, skim any excess fat and oil off the broth mixture. Then, uncover the shredded pork, pour the apple and broth mixture over the pork, and fold gently with a spoon. 

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

446 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Daily value:

22%

Servings:

9
  • Fat 204g 314%
  • Carbs 198g 66%
  • Saturated 70g 351%
  • Fiber 25g 99%
  • Sugars 149g
  • Monounsaturated 91g
  • Polyunsaturated 22g
  • Protein 324g 647%
  • Cholesterol 1,007mg 336%
  • Sodium 3,723mg 155%
  • Calcium 480mg 48%
  • Magnesium 424mg 106%
  • Potassium 7,376mg 211%
  • Iron 16mg 87%
  • Zinc 29mg 192%
  • Phosphorus 3,350mg 479%
  • Vitamin A 46µg 5%
  • Vitamin C 22mg 37%
  • Thiamin (B1) 15mg 977%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 4mg 263%
  • Niacin (B3) 78mg 388%
  • Vitamin B6 8mg 415%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 80µg 20%
  • Vitamin B12 8µg 140%
  • Vitamin D 8µg 2%
  • Vitamin E 5mg 26%
  • Vitamin K 30µg 37%
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