Slow Cooker Honey Balsamic Pork Roast Recipe

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Every once in a while, pork roasts at my local grocery store go on sale for incredibly cheap, so I buy them in bulk (seriously, I look like a crazy lady with a cart full of pork roasts), but I run out of ideas of what to do with them. This recipe kind of came together by accident, but my kids and husband LOVED it! I took some of the juices from the bottom of the crock pot, mixed in some cornstarch, and it made an amazing gravy to drizzle over the top. An awesome meal that takes only minutes to prepare (but looks and tastes like you spent a lot of time on it!).

Slow Cooker Honey Balsamic Pork Roast
Ingredients:
1 (2-3 pound) shoulder pork roast
salt and pepper
1/4 cup honey
1 cup beef broth
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon water

Directions:
Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Sprinkle salt and pepper on all sides of the pork roast and place inside the slow cooker. Drizzle honey over the top of the roast. In a medium bowl, mix together beef broth, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder. Pour over the roast. Cook on low for 8-10 hours (which is the method I prefer- low and slow!) or you could cook on high for 5-6 hours (but I feel like it never falls apart as easily as when you cook it on low all day long).
When it's finished, remove juices from bottom of slow cooker and place in a small saucepan over medium high heat. In a small bowl, mix together 1 tablespoon of corn starch and 1 tablespoon of water. Pour cornstarch mixture into saucepan and whisk quickly. When mixture starts to thicken, pour over roast and enjoy!

Makes 6-8 servings (depending on size of roast).

Looking for more pork roast recipes?
Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork
Slow Cooker Parmesan Honey Pork Roast
Maple and Brown Sugar Pork Tenderloin
Balsamic Honey Pulled Pork Sliders
Slow Cooker Chile Verde Pork Roast

Camille Sig

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  1. Linda says:

    Thank you for this wonderful recipe. I am always looking for different pork recipes
    I can’t wait to try this!

  2. Angela says:

    Do you think the gravy would be good on mashed potatoes or would it be better to make roasted potatoes on the side?

  3. Peta says:

    I’m making this for tonight’s dinner. My only struggle with meals is trying to think of the side dish. What would work nicely with this honey balsamic pork?

    • Cyd says:

      On the Six Sisters home page click on “recipe index” then click on “side dish/vegetables”. We have so many recipes that would go great with this pork roast. Our roasted parmesan potatoes or Cheesy ranch potatoes would go well. Then have a delicious side salad or veggie. Hope this helps! Thanks so much for stopping by our blog.

  4. Sarah says:

    Tried this tonight and it turned out quite tasty. I don’t think I used enough cornstarch as my juice didn’t thicken, but the flavours were awesome!

  5. Limda Hertel says:

    This is the second time I that I have made this dish! I used apple cider vinegar instead of the balsamic. It was delicious!

    • Cyd says:

      Hi Amanda, We have not tried this in a dutch oven, so not sure what adjustments would need to be made. This would really taste amazing though in a dutch oven. Can’t wait to hear how it goes! Keep us posted!

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