Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast

This comforting meal is perfect for a busy weeknight – with only five minutes of prep, you’ll have a dinner packed with fall flavors thanks to a few simple ingredients and the magic of the slow cooker.

The star of this recipe is the cranberry sauce – which also makes it an ideal use for any cranberry sauce leftover from Thanksgiving dinner!

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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. pork loin
  • 15 oz. can whole cranberry sauce (or use 2 cups homemade)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup dried minced onion

A four-ingredient slow cooker dinner is a great one to have in your back pocket for busy days.

How to Make Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Loin

This meal is so, so easy – which makes it perfect for a busy day.

Start by spraying your slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Place the pork loin in the bottom of the slow cooker.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the cranberry sauce, honey, and dried onion until well combined. Pour over the pork loin to cover.

Cover and cook on low for 6 hours. Remove from the slow cooker and slice before serving.

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Can I use homemade cranberry sauce?

Yes, homemade cranberry sauce is perfect in this recipe. If you need a recipe for cranberry sauce, this one is my favorite.

Can Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast be frozen?

Yes, this meal is very freezer friendly! You can prep and freeze by adding the pork to a freezer bag and dumping the remaining ingredients over. Pop in the freezer and then you have a meal ready to go for a busy day.

To cook, thaw in the refrigerator overnight before adding to the slow cooker.

What should I serve with Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast?

My go-tos to serve along with this meal is wild rice and a veggie. Honey Garlic Green Beans and Bacon Parmesan Green Beans are two of the most-requested here! I also love Honey Oat Bread with this if I have enough time to make it!

More Ways to Use Leftover Cranberry Sauce

If you want to turn your leftover cranberry sauce into another meal, I suggest using it for Turkey Cranchiladas or Turkey and Cranberry BBQ Sauce Pizza. If you’re in the mood for something snacky, Baked Cranberry & White Cheddar Dip is perfect!

Looking for even more cranberry inspiration? Check out the recipes from other bloggers below!

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This week we are celebrating all things cranberry! We have delicious recipes from across the country to celebrate all things cranberry!

#CranberryWeek is an annual blogging event that is hosted by Ashley fromĀ Cheese Curd In Paradise

Recipe for Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast

Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast

Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast

Yield: 4-6 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. pork loin
  • 15 oz. can whole cranberry sauce (or use 2 cups homemade)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup dried minced onion

Instructions

  1. Place pork in the slow cooker.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over pork.
  3. Cook on low for 6 hours.

Notes

Adapted from The Family Freezer

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