Pork roast is one of the most versatile meats to cook in the crock pot. This recipe has the added sweet flavor of apples and brown sugar.
Make this in the morning, and by the time dinner rolls around the smell of sweet pork roast will be filling your house. Nothing is easier than a crock pot recipe, and this is one of the tastiest!
Pork Roast Crock Pot Recipe
4 lb. pork loin roast
3 Tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon ginger, ground
1/4 cup apple juice
1. Rub pork with salt and pepper, then brown under broiler to remove excess fat.
3. Core apples, then quarter them, place in bottom of crock pot. Place roast on top.
4. Combine brown sugar, apple juice, and ginger. Pour over top of roast.
5. Cover and cook on low for 10 hours until done.
Side Dishes to Serve with Crock Pot Pork Roast
Looking for some side dishes to serve with your crock pot pork roast? Take a look at these ideas!
- Corn. Even though it doesn't have any nutritional value for people, it's still tasty! If you're unsure of what to serve with your pork roast, this might be a good choice.
- Yams. Yams are an especially good side dish for the fall, which is when you'll likely end up making this recipe. They're nutritious and delicious!
- Mashed potatoes. What side dish list is complete without including one of the most popular side dishes of all time? Serve this with gravy for the perfect side dish option.
- Rolls. Dinner rolls are easy to prep; just throw them in the oven, slather some butter on, and you're good to go!
- Macaroni and cheese. This is such a classic. Like mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese is loved by many. You can buy the boxed or frozen kind to make it easy, or go ahead and make your own. The choice is yours!
- Egg noodles. Egg noodles are often overlooked as a side dish, but they hold a lot of potential! Make sure to butter them for extra flavor, and add sprinkle cheese if you want.
- Roasted asparagus. While this vegetable might not be the most popular with kids, it's packed with nutrition. Try adding spices and butter to add extra flavor and mask the bitterness that some kids might dislike.