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Tender, juicy pulled pork with with the tangy flavors of cranberry, orange and rosemary.

Cranberry Pulled Pork | Slow Cooker - Tender, juicy pulled pork with with the tangy flavors of cranberry, orange and rosemary.

To make Cranberry Pulled Pork you will need:

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The flavor of this pulled pork comes from a blend of cranberry sauce and orange juice. Simmer it together until it is just dissolved.

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cranberry sauce ingredients in saucepan

Trim any excess fat from the pork and sprinkle it with salt & pepper. Place it in your slow cooker.

You may need to cut your pork loin in half to get it to fit in there.

pork roast in slow cooker

Set aside a cup of the cranberry sauce mixture. Pour the remaining of the sauce over the pork.

Fresh rosemary gives this a beautiful punch of flavor. You can use fresh or dry (see the recipe card below.)

rosemary in the garden

Add the rosemary to the slow cooker. Place the lid on, and turn the slow cooker on low.

ingredients in slow cooker

Cook the pork on low heat for 6-8 hours or until the pork is tender. Once it is done, shred the pork with forks.

Cranberry Pulled Pork | Slow Cooker - Tender, juicy pulled pork with with the tangy flavors of cranberry, orange and rosemary.

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Cranberry Pulled Pork | Slow Cooker - Tender, juicy pulled pork with with the tangy flavors of cranberry, orange and rosemary.
Yield: about 10 servings

Cranberry Pulled Pork | Slow Cooker Recipe

Cranberry Pulled Pork | Slow Cooker Recipe

Tender, juicy pulled pork with with the tangy flavors of cranberry, orange and rosemary.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 lb pork loin
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 c cranberry sauce
  • 1 c orange juice
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary (or 1 Tb dry rosemary)

Instructions

  1. To begin, combine the cranberry sauce and orange juice in a saucepan.
  2. Warm over medium heat, just until the cranberry sauce is melted into the juice. Removed from heat.
  3. Trim any excess fat from the pork loin.
  4. Place the pork in your slow cooker. Cut the loin in half if you need to for it to fit.
  5. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
  6. Set aside 1 cup of the cranberry sauce mixture.
  7. Pour the remaining cranberry sauce mixture over the pork.
  8. Add in the rosemary.
  9. Cover and cook on low heat for 6-8 hours or until the pork is tender.
  10. Discard the rosemary stems.
  11. Shred the pork with two forks.
  12. Warm the reserved sauce and serve it with the pork for dipping if you like.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 274Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 73mgSodium: 161mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 1gSugar: 20gProtein: 25g

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