Slow Cooked Pork Roast

Our effortless slow-cooked pork roast recipes practically cook themselves. Pork roasts soak up a recipe's flavorsin the slow cooker, whether slathered in barbecue sauce or cooked with a savory combination of onions and vegetables.

See Popular Slow Cooked Pork Roast Recipes

Harissa-Crusted Pork Crown Roast

Food & Wine

For the regal -- and expensive -- pork crown roast, F&W Test Kitchen Associate Melissa Rubel Jacobson replaced the run-of-the-mill garlic-herb coating with a smoky harissa version. "I love the way it turns from a paste to a crispy crust," she says.

Total: 3 hrs 45 mins

Easy Slow-Cooked Pork Stroganoff


A great slow cooked stroganoff using pork tenderloin.

Total: 8 hrs

Garlic-Rubbed Pork Shoulder with Spring Vegetables

Food & Wine

Pork shoulder is often braised or smoked, but Andrew Green, wine director for the Bacchus Management Group (which includes Spruce in San Francisco), rubs it with garlic and herbs, then slow-roasts the meat until it's juicy and crusty.

Total: 3 hrs 30 mins

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas


A delicious Mexican dish.

Total: 7 hrs

Cranberry-Apple Pork Roast


Dinner guests don't have to know how simple this crockpot roast is to make. Simmer pork with cranberry sauce and spices, then serve with tart apples for a delicious medley of textures.

Pork and Apricots with Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

This harvest meal features tender pork shoulder and sausage seasoned with tarragon and fennel, plus a generous helping of fluffy mashed sweet potatoes.

Slow Cooker Taco Shortcakes

Betty Crocker

A savory version of a sweet dessert features a zippy pork and bean mixture over corn muffin "shortcakes."

Total: 10 hrs 25 mins

Candace's Carnitas Tacos

National Pork Board
Total: 6 hrs 10 mins

Spicy Pork Shoulder Roast and Sofrito Rice

Ladies' Home Journal

The sofrito is delicious with this roasted pork but it would also be a flavorful addition to soup, pasta sauce, or salsa.

Total: 4 hrs 30 mins

Pork Stew with Cornmeal Dumplings

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this hearty pork stew with homemade dumplings. Or save time by serving the sew with ready-to-eat corn muffins.

Pork and Edamame Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Enjoy this Asian-influenced soup with good taste and good nutrition in mind--the edamame (green soybeans)--are a great source of soy. Use the slow cooker for added convenience.

Easy Slow-Cooked Brunswick Stew


A delicious Southern favorite in your crockpot.

Total: 8 hrs

Pork Rib Roast with Apple-Cherry Stuffing

Better Homes and Gardens

Tart dried cherries, sweet, crisp apples, and tangy sourdough combine with a perfect blend of herbs and spices in a phenomenal stuffing that accompanies this rich pork rib roast. The secret to a succulent rib roast? Let it be. Once the roast has been removed from the oven, it is imperative that it be allowed to rest for at least 10 minutes. Slicing into it any sooner will result in a juicy cutting board, and dry pork.

Latin-Style Pork

Family Circle

Pulled Pork with Root Beer Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Root beer gives these slow cooked pork sandwiches rich color and pleasant sweetness.

Orange-Herbed Pork Roast

Better Homes and Gardens

Season this low-cal, low-fat pork roast with citrus and herbs, then cook low and slow for tenderness. Serve with parsleyed new potatoes and steamed baby carrots.

North Caroline-Style Pulled Pork with Lexington-Style Vinegar Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

North Carolina boasts two distinct different styles of barbecue. To the east of Raleigh, barbecue means pulled pork doused with a tangy vinegar-base sauce. To Raleigh's west, the pulled pork is served with a darker, sweeter tomato-base sauce. To keep that sweet hickory smoke coming, be sure to presoak your wood chips.

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