Pork Roast with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

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Pork Roast with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
Pork Roast with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

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  • 1 boneless whole pork loin roast (3-4 lb.)
  • 1 can (14 1/2 oz.) chicken broth
  • 1 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tbs. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbs. brown sugar
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  • 2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. cold water
  • 2 cups prepared mashed potatoes


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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Cut roast in half; transfer to 5-qt. slow cooker. In small bowl, combine broth, red pepper, onion, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, and seasonings; pour over pork. Cover and cook on low 3 to 4 hours or until meat thermometer reads 160°F and meat is tender. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ] For gravy, strain cooking juices and skim fat; pour 1 cup into small saucepan. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into cooking juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Meanwhile, in small microwave-safe bowl, heat potatoes on high 2 to 3 minutes or until warmed through. Slice pork; serve with potatoes and gravy. Yield: 4 servings ($3.17 per serving).[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

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