Let your slow cooker do the work with this easy and delicious pork and pineapple dish.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Drain pineapple chunks, reserving 1/3 cup of the juice; set pineapple chunks aside.

  • In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine carrots, onion, water chestnuts, sweet pepper and celery. Top with pork. In a medium bowl whisk together the reserved 1/3 cup pineapple juice, brown sugar (if using), rice vinegar, tomato paste, tapioca, soy sauce, garlic and sesame oil. Pour over all in cooker.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 hours. Skim fat, if needed.

  • Stir in reserved pineapple chunks and serve over hot cooked rice. If desired, sprinkle with green onions.

Nutrition Facts

250 calories; protein 16g 32% DV; carbohydrates 29g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 3g 12% DV; sugars 11g; fat 7g 11% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 31mg 10% DV; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium 306mg 12% DV.