Aug 022013
 

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1 boneless whole pork loin roast (4 pounds)
2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup honey
3 Tbsp soy sauce
2 Tbsp dried basil
2 Tbsp minced garlic
2 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
2 Tbsp cornstarch
1/4 cup cold water

Cut roast in half. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. (I didn’t cut it since my slow cooker is 6 qt.)

In a small bowl, combine the cheese, honey, soy sauce, basil, garlic, oil and salt; pour over pork.

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Cover and cook on low for 5-1/2 to 6 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160°.

Remove meat to a serving platter; keep warm.
Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer to a small saucepan.
Bring liquid to a boil.
Combine cornstarch and water until smooth.
Gradually stir into pan.
Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Slice roast; serve with gravy.

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Doesn’t that look yummy? Mmmmm, it was!!In fact, it was awesome!!

I was a little worried about it not being moist enough, but it was. And it was really tender, didn’t even have to use a knife to cut it, just used my fork. I thought the flavor was really good, but my hubby thought the basil was a little to strong. Next time I’ll use 1 Tbsp.

  18 Responses to “Slow Cooker Parmesan Honey Pork Roast”

  1. Oh yummy! That sounds easy and looks delicious!

  2. This does look awesome and so easy too. I’m pinning this one.

  3. Oh, that does look good! I love my slow cooker and will give this recipe a try. Thanks.

  4. That looks delicious! Off to add this to my Pinterest board.

  5. That sounds so easy and delicious! I wonder if the honey could be left out? I suppose it wouldn’t be as tasty that way…:(

  6. I’ve never thought about combining parmesan with honey, but I bet the salty sweet combination is wonderful! Thanks for sharing the recipe. Looks like a great thing to make on busy days.

  7. Interesting to use cheese in this – will have to give it a try.

  8. I love my slow cooker — this sounds like a great way to use it!

  9. looking at that finished roast makes me weak in the knees…must make this!

  10. Your pictures are making me hungry and I’ve been looking for a new way to cook a pork loin. Thanks for sharing. I look forward to trying it.

  11. That does look yummy — so glad it turned out for you!

  12. OMG that looks wonderful. We love basil, so I think I’d stick with full amount.

  13. That does look yummy! Do you think you could do that in a slow cooker? I like all the ingredients and I know it would be a hit. But trying to keep the kitchen cooler these days.

    • Hi Tina~ To answer your question, yes, the recipe is made in a slow cooker. Even though I have that in my directions, I forgot to add it to the title, but have it added now. Thanks for bringing it to my attention!

  14. This has been my most re-pinned pin this week! Had to let you know!

  15. Can you use flour instead of cornstarch to make the gravy?

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