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Crockpot Pork with Quinoa Salad

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Crockpot Pork with Quinoa Salad

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Crockpot Pork with Quinoa Salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 hours
Total Time: 10 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 882kcal


  • 1 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 3 teaspoon oregano, dried
  • 2 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 5 lb pork shoulder, lean
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 clove garlic
  • 4 medium orange

Serve With

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon ginger root, fresh
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 stalk green onion
  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 2 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce, low sodium
  • 2 cup spinach


  • Mix salt, pepper, oregano, cumin, and olive oil in a small bowl. Rub all over pork and then place into slow cooker.
  • Slice onion, mince garlic, and juice 2 oranges;add to slow cooker on top of pork. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours (or on high for 6 hours).
  • For the quinoa salad: heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium. Mince ginger and garlic, slice green onion, and roughly chop spinach. Add ginger, garlic, and onions to the hot pan and sauté for 2 minutes. Add raw quinoa, broth, and soy sauce; stir to combine. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and cook for 20 minutes or until all the liquid has been absorbed. Remove from heat and stir in spinach.
  • Serve pork with quinoa and remaining orange wedges on the side.
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Calories: 882kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 73g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 234mg | Sodium: 1284mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 1g

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