This recipe makes the toughest pig easy to handle with the added benefit of being healthy. Naturally low fat, this is also low sodium and easy to do in the slow cooker. Just use your favorite Texas beer to keep it authentic.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
3 hrs 30 mins
total:
3 hrs 50 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine pork loin, mushrooms, lemon juice, onion, garlic, salt, and black pepper in a slow cooker. Pour beer on top.

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  • Cook on Low until pork is tender and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center reads at least 145 degrees F (63 degrees C), 3 1/2 to 4 hours.

Cook's Notes:

Substitute a ham steak for the pork loin if preferred.

Substitute another type of citrus juice for the lemon juice if desired.

Add other vegetables such as potatoes or carrots if desired.

Nutrition Facts

555 calories; protein 62g 124% DV; carbohydrates 22.2g 7% DV; fat 18.7g 29% DV; cholesterol 159.2mg 53% DV; sodium 193.4mg 8% DV. Full Nutrition