Cookin In The Kitchen!

I made a really simple version of this Peach Salsa Pork roast last week and Dan LOVED it! So easy, so tasty.

Below is the FULL recipe…but if you want an even quicker method, here's what I did:

Pull out the Crock Pot!

2 containers of already cubed sweet potatoes in.

Trim excess fat off of your pork loin and place ontop of the sweet potatoes.

Dump an entire jar of TJ's Peach salsa on top of pork.

A few splaces of TJ's Orange Peach juice (something fruity like OJ)

Set it and FORGET it!

Low: 6-8

High 4-6

Mine turned out like shredded pork bc I used loin instead of pork roast. I'm sure either is delicious!

Here's the Real Deal: From Foodie with a Family

Ingredients

    1 (2 to 2-1/2 pound) boneless pork roast
    kosher salt and cracked black pepper
    1 tablespoon peanut, canola, vegetable, or olive oil
    5 small (about 1-1/2 lbs) peeled sweet potatoes, cut into 1-inch chunks
    2 cups peach salsa (*See notes)

To Serve:

    hot cooked rice
    chopped cilantro or parsley
    finely chopped green onions
    Optional: spicy sesame oil and Spicy Chinese Black Bean Chili Sauce or Chili Garlic Sauce

Instructions

    Scatter the cubed sweet potatoes in the bottom of a slow-cooker crock. Put the lid in place and set the slow-cooker to HIGH.
    Sprinkle the pork roast generously with kosher salt and cracked black pepper on all sides.
    Place a heavy-bottomed stainless steel or cast-iron skillet over high heat. Swirl the oil over the bottom of the pan. Carefully place the pork roast in the hot pan and do not move it until it releases easily from the pan and is deep golden brown on the side that just cooked. Rotate the roast to an un-browned area and repeat. Do this until you have browned the entire surface of the pork roast. Use tongs to set the pork roast on top of the cubed sweet potatoes. Pour the peach salsa over the top, put the lid in place, and cook on HIGH for 4-5 hours or LOW for 7-9 hours. The pork roast is done when it measures 145°F on an instant read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the roast.

To Serve:

    Slice the pork roast in 1-inch thick chops. To plate the dish, add some hot, cooked rice to each bowl, spoon some of the sweet potato and peach salsa with pan juices over the rice, and top with green onions, cilantro or parsley, and -if using- spicy sesame oil and chili sauce.

Notes
*If your peach salsa is very garlicky, it will probably stand as enough garlic in the recipe. If it is mellow, you may want to bump up the garlic quotient by adding about 3 peeled, chopped cloves to the crockpot with the rest of the ingredients.

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