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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Slow Cooker Pork with Brown Sugar, Apples and Carrots

Country Style Pork Ribs:

This recipe is not only very easy, it's so delicious!  The pork was so tender, and the carrots tasted like candied carrots from cooking with the brown sugar all day. 

    • pork loin roast, pork chops, country style pork ribs 2-3 lbs
    • 2 clove garlic, halved
    • salt and pepper
    • garlic powder
    • 1 1/3 cups brown sugar, divided
    • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
    • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
    • 1/2 apple, sliced
    • 2 cups carrots
  1. Sprinkle with garlic powder, salt and pepper, then prick the roast all over with a fork or skewer.
  2. In a cup or bowl, combine 1 cup of the brown sugar, the mustard, and vinegar. Rub all over the roast.
  3. Place roast in the slow cooker on top of a bed of carrots and garlic cloves, cover and cook on LOW for 5 hours.
  4. Take the remaining 1/3 cup brown sugar; Spread over the top of the roast. Place finely diced apple over atop the roast. Cover and continue cooking on LOW for 1 hour longer.