Can you freeze Slow-Cooker Problano Pork Loin?
Place cubed roast in freezer containers; top with cooking juices. Cool and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally.
Slow-Cooker Pork Loin Tips
Do you need to trim the fat from the pork loin before cooking?
Not to be confused with pork tenderloin
, a pork loin—sometimes called a center loin roast—is a lean cut of meat that oftentimes has a layer of fat on the top called the ‘fat cap.’ This layer of fat adds flavor to the pork as well as helps keep the meat from drying out as it cooks. Removing the fat before cooking isn’t necessary, but if there is an exceptionally thick layer of fat on the pork loin, remove a portion of it, taking care to leave at least a 1/4 inch of fat in place.
How can you avoid tough pork loin?
Lean meats, such as pork loin, can easily be overcooked or cooked at the incorrect temperature. Here is how to tenderize tough cuts of meat
prior to cooking. Or, after the fact, try fixing a dried-out cut of meat in the slower cooker with this technique
Can you use another cut of meat instead of pork loin?
Different cuts of meat will have quite different cooking times and results. So, rather than substituting with a different cut of pork and risking an undesirable result, try one of our other slow-cooker recipes that uses a different type of meat altogether, such as beef
, based on what you have on hand.
What can you serve with slow-cooked pork loin?
Pork is a tasty and versatile meat. Try any one of these amazing side dishes
to complement your pork and complete your meal. —Josh Rink, Taste of Home Food Stylist
1-1/4 cups: 274 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 588mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 34g protein.