Low Calorie Dinner 6: Pork Roast in Onion Gravy

I recently tried this really yummy pork recipe- pork in onion gravy, and i have to say, it is DELICIOUS! I`m not usually a fan of onions, i don`t know, it`s just something about them, but i absolutely loved this recipe. Plus, at only 272 calories per serving, you can be sure to add this recipe to your recipe box, and feel good about eating it too!

1/2 tsp (2 mL) whole cloves
1 bone-in rib-end pork loin roast, (about 4 lb/2 kg)
1/2 tsp (2 mL) pepper
2 tbsp (25 mL) vegetable oil

Onion Gravy:
4 onions, sliced
1 tsp (5 mL) cumin or caraway seeds
1 cup (250 mL) white wine
1 cup (250 mL) chicken stock, (or 2 cups/500 mL chicken stock)
1/4 cup (50 mL) tomato paste
2 tbsp (25 mL) cider vinegar
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 bay leaves
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/4 cup (50 mL) cornstarch
1/4 cup (50 mL) minced fresh parsley

Stick cloves into pork; sprinkle with pepper. In large skillet, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; brown pork on all sides, about 8 minutes. Transfer to plate; pour off fat in pan.

Onion Gravy:
Add remaining oil to pan; saute onions and cumin seeds until golden, about 8 minutes. Scrape into slow-cooker. Add pork and any accumulated juices, wine, stock, tomato paste, vinegar, garlic, bay leaves and salt. Cover and cook on low until pork is tender, about 6 hours.

Transfer pork to plate; tent with foil. Skim off any fat from gravy. Whisk cornstarch with 1/4 cup (50 mL) water; stir into gravy. Increase heat to high; cover and cook until thickened, about 15 minutes. Discard bay leaves. Stir in parsley. Serve pork with gravy.

And that`s it! Quick, easy, delicious AND low cal huh? Go try this out and let me know what you think!

*Image/recipe from source below*

Source link: http://www.cbc.ca/bestrecipes/2011/03/pork-roast-in-onion-gravy.html

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