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Slow Cooker Fruity Pork Roast (Diabetic)

Published: Friday, December 29, 2017

½ medium lemon, sliced

½ c. dried cranberries

1/3 c. golden raisins

1/3 c. plus 3 Tbsp. unsweetened apple juice

1 tsp. minced garlic

½ tsp. ground mustard

About a 3 lb. boneless whole pork loin roast

½ tsp. salt

¼ tsp. pepper

1/8 to ¼ tsp. ground ginger

1 medium apple,peeled and sliced

½ c. packed fresh parsley sprigs

In a small bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients; set aside. Sprinkle roast with salt, pepper and ginger. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Pour fruit mixture over roast. Place apple and parsley around roast. Cover and cook on Low for 8-9 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160°.

Transfer meat to a serving platter. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. —8 servings.

• Exchange (per serving—5 oz. cooked meat with ¼ c. fruit mixture): 272 calories, 8 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 33 g protein, 15 g carbohydrate, 85 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 200 mg sodium; 4 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

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