Pork Roast, Gravy & Mashed Taters

Diane Hopson Smith

By
@DeeDee2011

A pork roast and a few seasonings, slow cooked and then served over mashed potatoes and gravy made from the drippings. What's not to like! Comfort food at best!!

I didn't have dry onion soup mix so I made my own. Most cooks will have the needed ingredients in their pantry.

Dry Onion Soup Mix

Hope you enjoy!


Adapted from recipe on PooreAmy Blog


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Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

7 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1
(4-lb) pork roast (i used boston butt with bone)
1
(1-oz) package dry onion soup mix
1 c
water
1 c
beef stock
2 Tbsp
soy sauce
black pepper to taste
2 Tbsp
garlic, minced (i used jarred)
mashed potatoes
cornstarch to thicken gravy

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place roast in crock pot.
2
Combine dry onion soup mix, water, beef stock, soy sauce and pepper; pour over roast.

NOTE: If you don't have dry onion soup mix on hand, you may have the ingredients on hand to make your own. Dry Onion Soup Mix
3
Spread mixed garlic over top of roast.
4
Cook on low for 6 to 7 hours. About 1 hour before it's done, start basting with the sauce in bottom of crockpot. With 10 minutes remaining; flip roast to mix in garlic.
5
Remove roast from crockpot.
6
Add 2 or 3 tablespoons of cornstarch to drippings to thicken gravy. Slice or fork shred roast and serve over mashed potatoes and spoon gravy on top.

Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American