Slow Cooker Italian Pork with Sweet Potatoes
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
Freezer to Slow Cooker meals are my favorite - because you put in all the work in advance, and just have to “add to slow cooker” and go. Yes, from completely frozen. As long as you’re slow cooking on low for at least 8 hours, you can drop the ingredients in frozen and come home to a perfectly cooked, delicious dinner. Just warm up some bread and dinner is ready! Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) pork roast
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - cup(s) apple juice
  • 3 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 4 - sweet potatoes
  • Side: - dinner rolls**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Peel and quarter the sweet potatoes.
  2. Place the pork roast into the base of the slow cooker and season with salt and pepper. Pour the apple juice on and around the pork and season the pork with the minced onion, Italian seasoning, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Nestle the quartered sweet potatoes around the pork roast.
  3. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours.
  4. Warm the dinner rolls.
  5. Serve Italian Pork with Sweet Potatoes with dinner rolls.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

    To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

    • 2 lb. pork roast
    • Half of the quartered sweet potatoes
    • 1 cup apple juice
    • 3 Tbsp minced onion
    • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
    • Salt and pepper

    Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

    Freeze & Thaw Instructions

    Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours.

    Dairy-Free Modifications

    Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

    Gluten-Free Modifications

    Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides like rice or cauli-rice.

    Printable Label Recipe Title

    Slow Cooker Italian Pork with Sweet Potatoes

    Printable Label Instructions

    Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours.
    Serve with dinner rolls.