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Slow Cooker Pork Roast made with simple ingredients you have in your pantry! Fall-apart tender pork with a flavorful gravy on top make this recipe amazing.
Slow Cooker Pork Roast

Slow Cooker Pork Roast made with simple ingredients you have in your pantry! Fall-apart tender pork with a flavorful gravy on top make this recipe amazing. Now with Instant Pot instructions!

Ingredients
  • 1 3-4 lb pork roast
  • 1 cup broth
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 TBSP honey
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
Instructions
How long does it take to cook a pork roast in a slow cooker?
  1. Place roast in slow cooker. Combine remaining ingredients (except cornstarch) in a 2-cup measuring cup. Whisk together and pour over roast.
  2. Cook on low 10-12 hours for that fall-apart, insanely tender type of meat. (Or on high 6-8 hours.)
  3. Prior to serving, ladle out about 1/4 cup of the juice in the crock pot and strain into a measuring cup.
  4. Whisk in 2 tsp cornstarch. Add in enough juice to make 1 cup.
  5. Microwave on high for 30 seconds and whisk again. Drizzle sauce over meat prior to serving.
How do you cook a Pork Roast in an Instant Pot?
  1. Place Pork Roast roast in Instant Pot. Combine remaining ingredients (except cornstarch) in a small bowl, increasing broth from 1 cup to 1 1/2 cups. Whisk together and pour over roast.

  2. Lock lid on and set Instant Pot to Manual High Pressure for 65 minutes (for a 2-lb Sirloin Tip Roast that was fall-apart tender. Add 10 minutes per additional pound of pork roast.)
  3. When timer beeps, let it Natural Pressure Release.
  4. Remove lid and ladle out about 1/4 cup of the juice and strain into a measuring cup.
  5. Whisk in 2 tsp cornstarch. Add in additional juice to make 1 cup.
  6. Microwave on high for 30 seconds and whisk again. Drizzle sauce over meat prior to serving.