Mesquite Pork Loin Roast Recipe

Looking for an easy Mesquite Pork Loin Roast recipe? Learn how to make Mesquite Pork Loin Roast using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dolphin3303

Makes 8 servings



Take a mesquite pork roast, add some veggies, and cook in slow cooker. Tender AND tasty.

Recipe Ingredients for Mesquite Pork Loin Roast

2 large potatoes
1 lb baby carrots
3 stalks celery
1/2 lb mushrooms, sliced
308 g pork loin
1/2 large onion
1 jalapeno pepper
2 small mandarin oranges

Recipe Directions for Mesquite Pork Loin Roast

  1. Cut up potatoes. Place in bottom of slow cooker

  2. Add carrots around base / sides of slow cooker.

  3. Braise roast in frying pan, then add to slow cooker on top of potatoes.

  4. NOTE: I used a 1.175 kg mesquite pork loin roast, see: http://caloriecount.about.com/cc/useritem/46151159.html and then simply edited the volume of a pork roast to match the given calory data from my packaging.

  5. Add onions / mushrooms to frying pan and fry with 1/4 cup of water to use up the mesquite flavouring.

  6. Pour caramelized onion mixture over roast.

  7. Add oranges

  8. Slice jalapeno pepper and place over top. Add 1/4 cup of brewed green tea.

  9. Cover and cook for 3-4 hours (high) or 8-9 hours (low). Core temperature of roast shoule be 170 degrees F.

Categories

Pork, Main Dish, American-Southwestern, Slow Cook

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 250.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
324
Calories from Fat
126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.0g
22%
Saturated Fat
4.1g
21%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
689mg
29%
Potassium
660mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
23.2g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4.2g
17%
Sugars
6.4g
Protein
27.8g
Vitamin A 160% Vitamin C 51%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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