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.

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French Pork Loin with Apples and Prunes

Juicy pork roast with fruity flavor.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 4 mins
Total Time 24 mins
Course Holiday Recipes, Roast
Cuisine French
Servings 10 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 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

Instructions
 

  • 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.
  • ENJOY!!

Notes

You can use apple juice apple juice as a substitute for apple cider if you don;t have any.
Herbes de Provence is now a well known mix of spices, but to save you time, and also if you don't have any, it's a traditional french mix of thyme, basil, rosemary, tarragon, savory, marjoram, oregano, and bay leaf.
Keyword Apple, Bay leaf, Dinner, French, Pork, Prunes, Roast
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