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Crockpot Pork with Cabbage

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (3 Reviews)

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Red cabbage and pork are natural partners. The sweetness of the cabbage really complements the juicy savory flavor of the pork roast.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 8 hours

Total Time: 8 hours, 15 minutes

Yield: Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 3-4 pound boneless pork shoulder roast

Preparation:

Combine cabbage, onion, garlic, brown sugar, vinegar, and thyme in 4 to 5 quart slow cooker. Sprinkle roast with salt and pepper and brown in heavy skillet, about 5-6 minutes total, turning until browned on all sides. (You don't have to brown the pork if you don't want to; just sprinkle it with the salt and pepper and put it in the crockpot on top of the vegetables.)

Place pork in slow cooker; cover, and cook on Low for 7-8 hours until pork registers 150 degrees F. Remove pork from crockpot; cover and let stand for 10 minutes before slicing to serve with the cabbage mixture.

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 4 out of 5
Crockpot Pork With Cabbage, Guest NoName

First time trying this recipe -- used 3 lbs of pork and 8 cups cabbage (and realized I could have added more, as it cooked down so well). Also bumped up the brown sugar to 1 cup and the apple cider vinegar to 3/4 cup; this made a slightly sweeter dish with less of a sour tinge to it. Very easy to make. The biggest surprise was the cooking time -- only took 3hrs and 15m for the temperature to reach 160 degrees F. Don't know if I have a powerful slow-cooker or what . . . . Packed leftovers (sliced pork, cabbage, juices) together to keep everything nicely flavored; there are enough for several servings.

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