Slow Cooked Garlic Pepper Pork Loin with Baby Potatoes

Slow Cooked Garlic Pepper Pork Loin with Baby Potatoes

1fat
1protein
1starch

With a perfect blend of herbs and spices, this big batch slow cooker recipe will be a family favorite for sure! Enjoy this recipe as a well-balanced meal for any day of the week.

icon4 ounces pork + 4 ounces potatoes
icon4 hours 40 minutes
Dinner
Diverticulosis
Low FODMAP
IBD
Ingredients
4 servings
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  • Pork loin, boneless
    1 pound
  • Garlic cloves, smashed (omit for Low FODMAP)
    6 cloves
  • Crushed black pepper
    2 teaspoon
  • Kosher salt
    2 teaspoon
  • Dried oregano
    1 teaspoon
  • Apple cider vinegar
    1 tablespoon
  • Low sodium chicken broth
    1 cup
  • Olive oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Baby potatoes
    1 pound
  • Bay leaf
    1 leaf
  • Rosemary
    1 sprig
  • Cornstarch
    2 teaspoon
Directions
  • 1
    Pat the pork loin dry with paper towels. Season all over with crushed pepper, salt, and dried oregano. In a large frying pan, add olive oil and brown the loin on all sides.
  • 2
    Place baby potatoes in the bottom of a slower cooker. Add in apple cider vinegar, chicken broth, bay leaf, garlic, and rosemary, then place the browned pork loin on top. Slow cook for 4 hours on high (or 8 hours on low).
  • 3
    To make a pan sauce, remove ¾ cup of the cooking liquid from the crockpot and add 2 teaspoons cornstarch. Simmer in a sauce pot until thickened.
  • 4
    Remove pork from slow cooker and allow to rest on cutting board for 15 minutes before slicing.
  • 5
    Serve sliced pork loin with baby potatoes, and top with pan sauce.
  • 6
    We suggest serving this recipe with a mixed green salad (simply toss mixed greens with a dash of olive oil and apple cider vinegar).