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Slow Cooked Pork With Dried Fruit And Squash

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Ingredients
  Lean boneless pork loin roast 1 , trimmed
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated ginger 1 Tablespoon, peeled
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pitted prunes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Bite Sized Pieces)
  Butternut squash 1 , peeled and cubed
Directions

1. Cut pork roast in half crosswise.
2. Combine brown sugar and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl, rub pork evenly with sugar mixture. Place pork in a 4 1/2-quart slow cooker. Arrange apricots, prunes, and squash around pork.
3. Cover with lid, cook on high-heat setting 1 hour. Reduce to low-heat setting, and cook 6 to 7 hours or until pork, fruit, and squash are tender.
Cut pork into thin slices, and serve with fruit and squash. Garnish with rosemary sprigs, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Pork

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1549 Calories from Fat 74

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.9%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g12.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 65.7 mg21.9%

Sodium 1615.7 mg67.3%

Total Carbohydrates 358 g119.5%

Dietary Fiber 44.8 g179.2%

Sugars 168.5 g

Protein 45 g89.2%

Vitamin A 3442.6% Vitamin C 563.8%

Calcium 95.5% Iron 87.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Slow Cooked Pork With Dried Fruit And Squash Recipe