Let your slow cooker do the work with this easy and delicious pork and pineapple dish. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

Directions

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

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  • 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; 7 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 31 mg cholesterol; 306 mg sodium. 29 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 11 g sugar; 16 g protein;