Savory Roast Pork With Apples and Parsnips

"Pork roast slow cooked with apples and parsnips makes a wonderful complete and savory meal that not only tastes delicious but will have your whole house smelling fantastic! Don't be tempted to remove the lid or peek at the roast as doing so will allow heat to escape and prevent proper cooking."
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Ready In:
12hrs 15mins




  • Spray a crock pot with cooking spray or line with a crock pot liner for easy clean up.
  • Place prepared apples and parsnips in the bottom of the crock pot and top with onion quarters. You can use your fingers to separate the onion quarters into smaller pieces if you like.
  • Combine the brown sugar, ground ginger, garlic powder and salt and pepper in a small bowl until thoroughly mixed. Rub mixture into the roast making sure to get the mixture on all sides.
  • Place roast in crock pot on top of the onion layer. Pour apple cider over the roast and sprinkle the crumbled cooked bacon on top.
  • Turn crock pot to low and cook for 10 to 12 hours.
  • To serve, remove roast and allow to rest for a few minutes. Slice into serving sized pieces and place on a platter. Place apples, onions and parsnips around the roast.
  • Strain the juices remaining in the crock pot into a medium sauce pan and place pan over medium heat. Add cornstarch to a bowl or small container with a tight lid and add 1/4 cup cold water. Stir or shake well until no clumps remain. Pour mixture into saucepan containing hot juices and whisk over medium heat until desired consistency is reached.
  • Pour thickened juices into a gravy boat or other serving container and serve alongside platter of roast.

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  1. Great use of contest ingredients. Followed your recipe, with the exception of adding a little soy to the gravy! We really enjoyed it!


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