Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Roasted Pork Loin

Since I've revamped my blog, I have had a few things in mind that I wanted to incorporate not only into the blog, itself, but also my weekly menu planning.  But, I have to remember to do one thing at a time and not get ahead of myself (which is easy for me to do when my mind is going a million miles a minute)!  One of the new things I have added into my weekly menu planning and posting is Fake-Out Take-Out Friday, where I (on most Fridays) plan my own take on our favorite take-out foods!  Another new feature I have started to incorporate starting this past week is Sunday Suppers at Home, highlighting a home cooked dinner that is reminiscent of my childhood, where we had sit-down dinners together as a family every Sunday!

This week, as I am pulling things out of the freezer to use up, I decided to make a Roasted Pork Loin and let it cook all day long in the crockpot!  Dinners seem to taste the best when you can throw everything into a big pot and let it cook all day long!  This recipe was one of those that, literally, had less than 5 minutes of prep time and just did it's thing in the crockpot while I ran errands and tackled some chores around the house!  When it was time to pull the pork out and we were ready to eat, I barely had to use a knife to cut it - it was so juicy and tender; it literally just melted in our mouths! 

Roasted Pork Loin
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3-4 lb. Pork Loin
2 packets Dry Onion Soup Mix
3 cups Chicken Broth
6 Tbsp. Soy Sauce
6 Tbsp. Garlic, minced

Place the pork loin in a crock-pot, adding in the onion soup mix, chicken broth and soy sauce.  Add in the garlic, leaving as much as possible on top of the pork loin.  Season with pepper and cook on low for 8 hours.

Serve with cooking liquid on the side as Au jus. 

Source: Adapted from


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