Pork dishes aren’t always the most exciting dinners, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be delicious. The meat can perform well in a variety of dinners just as long as it’s paired with the right ingredients. We’re highlighting seven recipes where pork especially shines, and these are ones you can easily cook on weeknights at home or for dinner guests on weekends. Instead of overdoing it on the chicken and steak dinners, work pork into the rotation and enjoy another meat in your recipe repertoire.
1. Crockpot Apple-Cinnamon Pork Loin
For an especially easy pork dinner, there’s this healthy pork recipe from Paleo Leap that employs the crockpot to do the culinary dirty work. This apple-cinnamon pork loin is perfected in the crockpot for 6 to 8 hours, and then it’s ready for the eating. Better yet, the dinner is even paleo-friendly, so it can appeal to all palates. Flavored with apples, honey, cinnamon, and onions, this pork loin hits all the sweet spots and is a delicious dish anyone can make.
- 2 pounds boneless pork loin roast
- 3 medium apples, peeled and sliced
- ¼ cup honey (optional)
- 1 red onion, halved and sliced
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 1 cup chicken stock
- Cooking fat
- Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
Head to Paleo Leap for the full recipe.