Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Roast


This slow cooker recipe for cranberry pork roast was given to me by my sweet mother-in-law. It is absolutely wonderful!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs 25 mins


  • 1 (16 ounce) can jellied cranberry sauce

  • ½ cup cranberry juice

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • salt to taste

  • 1 (1 1/2-pound) boneless pork loin roast

  • ¼ cup water, or as needed (Optional)

  • 2 tablespoons cold water

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch


  1. Mash cranberry sauce in a bowl; stir in cranberry juice, sugar, mustard, cloves, and salt.

  2. Place pork roast into a slow cooker and pour cranberry mixture over top. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours. Transfer roast to a plate; cover and keep warm.

  3. Skim fat from cranberry sauce in the slow cooker. Transfer sauce to a 2-cup liquid measure; add water if needed to reach the 2-cup mark. Pour into a saucepan and bring to a boil.

  4. Whisk 2 tablespoons cold water and cornstarch into a paste; add to cranberry sauce. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until thickened, 5 to 10 minutes.

  5. Slice pork and serve with cranberry sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

394 Calories
15g Fat
43g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 394
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 80mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 11mg 56%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 428mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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