Beautiful and delicious pork loin can be used in so many ways. This recipe is related to France and it also has apples and prunes as a tasty addition to this pork cut.
Your only task is to season the pork and brown it on all sides, and let the slow cooker do the rest of the work.
You can use this dish for special occasions, but also for a nice Sunday family lunch. It’s alluring when presented the right way, and combination of flavors will certainly bring something new and different to your table.
French Pork Loin with Apples and Prunes
- 3-4 lbs pork loin boneless
- 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
- 1 tbsp herbes de Provence
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 onions sliced
- 1 cup apple cider
- 1 cup beef stock
- 2 bay leaves
- 2 apples peeled and chopped
- 1 cup prunes pitted
- salt to taste
- pepper to taste
- Mix flour, herbes de Provence, salt and pepper and rub it all over pork.
- In a large pan, heat oil. Brown pork roast on a medium-high on all sides before you put it in a slow cooker.
- Place roasted pork in a slow cooker. Add onions, apple cider, beef stock and bay leaves.
- Cook, covered, on low for 3 hours.
- Add apples and prunes.
- Continue cooking, covered, on low for 1 to 1 and a half hour longer or until apples and pork are tender.
- Remove the roast, onions, apples and plums to a serving platter. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing.