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Imagine the sweet, tangy scent of pineapple melding with tender, succulent pork – a combination that’s sure to tantalize any palate. This Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork recipe isn’t just a dish; it’s an experience, a culinary journey to a tropical paradise without leaving your home. Envision lounging on a sun-drenched beach, palm trees swaying, as you relish each bite of this delectable dish.

Last summer, my friends and I celebrated the end of a taxing year with a beach vacation, craving relaxation, adventure, and, naturally, exquisite cuisine. One sunset-lit evening, we gathered around a rustic table under a thatched-roof terrace, the ocean stretching before us. The aroma of slow-cooked pork mingled with tropical pineapple filled the air, making our mouths water in anticipation. Heaping portions of juicy pork coated in a sticky pineapple glaze awaited us. The first taste was heavenly, a blend of flavors transporting us straight to culinary nirvana. This dish quickly became our beach vacation tradition, a reminder of laughter and joy.

Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork Recipe:


2-3 lb pork loin roast

1 sliced onion

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

½ cup dark brown sugar

¾ cup apple cider vinegar

½ cup honey

¼ cup soy sauce

2 tsp salt

3 minced garlic cloves

2 cups fresh pineapple chunks

Optional: 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes


Brown the pork loin roast in olive oil in a skillet.

Transfer the roast to a slow cooker, surrounding it with sliced onion.

Mix apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, honey, brown sugar, garlic, salt, and red pepper flakes (if used) to create a marinade.

Pour this marinade over the pork and onions in the slow cooker.

Add pineapple chunks around the roast.

Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4-5 hours until pork is tender.

Optional: Thicken the sauce with a cornstarch slurry if desired.

Enjoy !

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