Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Pork Loin
(from About.com Southern Cooking)
A delicious slow cooker pork roast with a sweet and lightly spiced glaze. Serve with mashed potatoes and your favorite side dish vegetables.
Cook Time: 9 hours
* 1 boneless pork loin roast, 4 to 6 pounds
* 1 clove garlic, halved
* salt and pepper
* 1 1/3 cups brown sugar, divided
* 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
* 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
* 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Wash pork roast, trim excess fat, pat dry, and rub with garlic halves. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then prick the roast all over with a fork or skewer.
In a cup or bowl, combine 1 cup of the brown sugar, the mustard, and vinegar. Rub all over the roast.
Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 9 hours. Pour off the excess juices.
combine the remaining 1/3 cup brown sugar with cinnamon; Spread the mixture over the top of the roast. Cover and continue cooking on LOW for 1 hour longer.
Serves 6 to 8.