Hawaiian Pork Roast with Pineapple

Originally a Taste of Home recipe. Had it the first time at a friend's house. Luscious! Great with rice or potatoes. And it reheats well the next day.

Hawaiian Pork Roast with Pineapple

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    boneless pork loin roast (3 to 4 pounds)

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • ¼

    teaspoon pepper

  • 3

    tablespoons canola oil

  • 2

    cups unsweetened pineapple juice

  • 1

    can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, undrained

  • ½

    cup packed brown sugar

  • ½

    cup sliced celery

  • ½

    cup cider vinegar

  • ½

    cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • ¼

    cup cornstarch

  • cup cold water

Directions

Cut pork roast in half. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown roast in oil on all sides; drain. Place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a large bowl, combine the pineapple juice, pineapple, brown sugar, celery, vinegar and soy sauce. Pour over the roast. Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours or until meat is tender. Remove roast and keep warm. Strain cooking juices; transfer to a large saucepan. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into cooking juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pork. Yield: 8 servings.


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