Slow Cooker Pork Roast And Veggies


Posted by Dr. Scott Wilson | 04-Dec-2015

Having your meal in one pot when you get home is wonderful during the busy holiday season. The aroma in your home will certainly have you enjoying the time of year with hearty vegetables alongside your pork roast.
 

Ingredients:

  • 3 each large carrots and parsnips, peeled and cubed
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced and divided
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) canola oil
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) each dried oregano and dried basil leaves
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) fennel seeds, crushed
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) fresh ground pepper
  • 1 boneless pork loin roast, trimmed, about 800g
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) sodium reduced vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) tomato paste

Directions:

  • Combine carrots, parsnips, garlic, onion and parsley in slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine oil, oregano, basil, fennel, paprika and pepper. Rub all over pork roast and place on top of vegetables. Whisk together broth and tomato paste and pour around roast onto vegetables. Cover and cook on Low for 8 hours or on High for 4 hours or until pork and vegetables are tender. Remove roast to cutting board and let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with vegetables and slow cooker juices.

Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 8 min.
Servings: 6-8
 
Source: www.heartandstroke.com (recipe developed by Emily Richards, PH Ec.).


Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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