Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Pork, Prune and Port Casserole

Total Time
4hrs 15mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 4 hrs 5 mins

This recipe has been designed to be cooked in a slow cooker, although instructions are also given for cooking in the oven or stove top.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place flour in a shallow dish. Season with salt and pepper. Lightly coat pork in flour.
  2. Heat oil in a large, deep frying pan over medium-high heat. Add pork, in small batches, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until browned. Transfer to a plate, cover and set aside.
  3. Add onion and garlic to pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until soft. Spoon into slow cooker. Add port, water, prunes, thyme and pork. Stir to combine. Cover and cook for 3 to 4 hours or until meat is tender and sauce is thick.
  4. Notes & tips.
  5. Leg, loin or diced pork are all suitable cuts for this casserole.
  6. You can cook this recipe in a casserole dish. Preheat oven to 150°C and cook, tightly covered, for 4 hours. Alternatively, cook for 3 to 4 hours over a medium-low heat in a saucepan. Check regularly to ensure casserole doesn't stick.


Most Helpful

Made this for dins tonight and was very impressed with the flavor. I was a bit short on port and topped it up with blackberry wine. The pork was very tender and the uncomplicated flavor was absolutely delicious - bold and distinctive.

Julie Leon January 31, 2011

I can't wait to take this for a spin, I shall cook it down, then report back. I am a prune goon!

Underpants December 06, 2010

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