Slow Cooker Pork Shoulder with Zesty Basil Sauce
Slow Cooker Pork Shoulder with Zesty Basil Sauce
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 8 hr 30 min
  • total: 9 hr
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  • Summary

    This meltingly tender pork shoulder is the ultimate make-ahead dinner party main. A chimichurri-style fresh basil sauce balances the rich pork with bright zesty flavors.

    Ingredients

    • 8 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 3 tablespoons whole grain mustard
    • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
    • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
    • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 teaspoons oregano leaves, finely chopped
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
    • 1 skinless, boneless pork shoulder roast, tied (Boston butt; about 6 pounds)
    • 1 large shallot, finely chopped
    • 2 cups basil leaves, finely chopped
    • 1 1/4 cups extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 cup oregano leaves, finely chopped
    • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
    • A (4-quart) slow cooker

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 553 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 52 g 80.59%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 47.08%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 40 mg 13.42%
    • Sodium: 1763 mg 73.47%
    • Calcium: 68 mg 6.79%
    • Potassium: 267 mg 7.62%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.15%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 10 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.83%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 18.06%
    • Vitamin C 6.12%
    • Vitamin D 9.92%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat10
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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