WW Recipe of the Day: Crock Pot Fruited Pork Loin
(255 calories | *7 WW SmartPoints)
I got the idea for this Fruited Pork Loin from my local grocery store. When I stopped in looking for dinner ideas they had pork loin roasts stuffed with dried fruit sitting in the meat counter. So, I grabbed one and cooked it in my slow cooker. It was really tasty.
Stuffing dried fruit into a pork loin is not something I would go to the trouble of doing myself. I’m much too lazy.
Skinny on Crock Pot Fruited Pork Loin Roast
I’d make a simple fruited pork loin roast like this one instead. By topping a pork loin with dried fruit and cooking it in the slow cooker with thinly sliced onions, dried fruit and a little spiced apple juice.
Simple. Delicious. No muss, no fuss.
According to my calculations, each serving has 255 calories, *7 Weight Watchers PointsPlus, *7 WW Freestyle SmartPoints.
Served with crock pot spinach spoon bread, it makes for a hearty satisfying meal. Enjoy!
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Crock Pot Fruited Pork Loin Roast
- 1 cup thinly sliced onion
- 2 pound boneless pork loin roast
- Salt and pepper to taste (I used about 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper)
- 8 ounces mixed dried fruit (1 -1-1/2 cups), depending on fruit size. (I used a combination of chopped dried apricots, golden raisins and Craisins. Dried apples, pears, peaches and plums would be good too.)
- 1/2 cup apple juice
- 1/4 teaspoon dried ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon dried cinnamon
- Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 3- to 4-Quart.
- Grease the inside of your slow cooker.
- Place the onion slices in the slow cooker and set the pork on top.
- Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Top with the dried fruit.
- Stir together the apple juice and spices and pour over the fruit.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or until pork is very tender.
- Slice thinly and serve topped with the dried fruit, onions and pan juices.
Source: adapted from Betty Crocker
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
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