Pork Roast Recipes for Crockpot
Pork roast recipes for crockpot use can be extremely simple. Even more ambitious crock pot pork roast recipes take only a very short time longer to prepare. Extra ingredients you might like to add are fruits such as apple, pineapple and apricots.
Herbs that go well with slow cooker roast pork are sage, rosemary, thyme and parsley. These herbs can be put in dried at the start of cooking, and will come out re-hydrated at the end. Fresh herbs added in the last half hour add punch.
Pork Roast Recipe for Crockpot
This trivet is made from carrot, parsnip and potato with a chopped onion in there for flavour, and works well for crockpot pork roast recipes.
The function of the trivet is to raise the pork roast. Slow cooker roasts need a little water to start. This, and the juice from the meat cooks the vegetables. Fruit can be added, but won't support the pork - place around the sides of the joint.
A metal or ceramic trivet can be used if you're roasting a joint for sandwiches. Don't forget to add a cupful of water.
Ingredients for Pork Roast Recipes for Crockpot
A two pound, (1 kg.) Joint of pork.
Root vegetables for the trivet
Dried herbs of choice.
Peel the root vegetables for the trivet. Leave them in large pieces to support the meat and place them in the bottom of the slow cooker.
Mix the dried herbs with a cupful of water and pour over the vegetables.
Place the joint on top of them. You can unwrap the pork joint and cut off the fat if you prefer.
Cook for eight hours on low, or for four hours on high.
Any unused meat and vegetables from this recipe make a superb soup if blended.
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