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Ginger & Green Apple Slow-Cooked Pork

A citrusy main dish, this slow-cooked pork entrée can be prepared ahead of time and easily used as leftovers in sandwiches or salads.

What you need:
 1 2-pound pork loin roast
 1 tbsp ginger powder
 ½ tbsp garlic powder
 ½ tbsp paprika
 1 cup celery, chopped
 2 cups yellow onion, sliced
 ¾ cup carrots, sliced
 2 bay leaves
 ½ cup white wine or dry vermouth
 ½ cup apple juice concentrate
 ¼ cup white wine vinegar or cider
 2 medium apples, peeled and sliced into thick wedges
To make the pork:
1

Rub pork with ginger, garlic and paprika.

2

Place pork in slow cooker or ovenproof dish.

3

Arrange celery, onion, carrots and bay leaves around pork in dish.

4

In a bowl, whisk together wine, apple juice and vinegar and pour over pork.

5

Cover and leave to marinade in the refrigerator overnight.

6

Right before cooking, prepare apples and add to dish.

7

If using a slow cooker, cook 6 hours on high. If using a conventional oven, cover and bake at 300 degrees for 3-and-a-half hours.

8

Serve right away and enjoy leftovers in sandwiches and salads.