Slow-Cooked Cranberry Pork Roast

Delicious and simple, a mixture of brown sugar, cinnamon, cranberries and honey are used to make a sweet and flavorful marinade/sauce for this slow-cooked pork roast. Slice and serve with a spoonful of sauce.

slow-cooked pork roast recipe with cranberries and brown sugar

: Serves 12 (1 serving = 4 ounces)


  • 4 pounds center cut pork roast
  • ½ teaspoon salt*
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup cranberries, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel (zest)
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 287 cal
Total Fat 14 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 190 mg
Carbohydrates 8 g
Protein 30 g
Phosphorus 240 mg
Potassium 406 mg
Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
Calcium 40 mg


  1. Sprinkle pork roast with salt and pepper. Place in a slow cooker or crock-pot.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients, pour over the roast.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8–10 hours.
  4. Remove roast from the slow cooker and slice into 24 slices. Top with a spoonful of drippings.

*Tip: To further reduce sodium, leave out the salt.

Contributed by: Leslie J., Chicago, Illinois. Originally published in Renal Culinary Gourmet Cookbook.