Slow Cooked Pork With Dried Fruit And Squash
|Lean boneless pork loin roast||1 , trimmed|
|Packed brown sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Grated ginger||1 Tablespoon, peeled|
|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|
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.