Ham: Pork Loin Roast with Pineapple
1/2 tsp lemon rind
1/2 t orange rind
1 roma tomatoes cut into pieces
1 and 1/4 c vidalla onions
9 garlic cloves smashed
1 mushroom cut into 4 pices
1/2 c water
1 T rice vinegar
1/4 c orange juice (juice of 1 med. ornge)
1/8 c olive oil
1 c fresh pineapple tidbits under the pork, plus 1/2 c pineapple tidbits to layer on top
1/2 t lemon pepper, 1/2 t italian seasoning, 3 T rubbed sage plus 1 T olive oil as rub for the pork
3.45 lb. 'pastured' pork loin
Cook in a slow cooker (big enough) on high for 5 or more hours until it is done.
- After it's done, take from the slow cooker and
rub with a mixture of 1/4 c soy sauce, 1 T olive oil,
and 1/4 c coconut nectar (or sweetener of your choice).
- Put in the oven and bake in a 300 degrees F oven
for 15 - 20 min. (and basting with sauce slowly until well coated if preferred)
Serve warm with sauce.
Note: This pork will not give the usual ham look, but it will be cooked simply with the nutrition your body needs.
1 and /'4 c of liquid from the slow cooker
strained, salt to taste (or soy sauce) plus 1/2 c of any 1 of the following:
1.pineapple jam with no added sugar (your portion choice)
2. apricot jam with no added sugar (or with a
sweetener of your choice)
Cook the sauce until it has the consistency that suits you.
If basting, make more sauce.