Main Dish | June 27, 2010

Pineapple Pork Roast

pineapple pork roast with rice on white plate

If you want a simple, quick and tasty dinner.. I’ve got on for you right here. So this is a slow-cooker recipe that uses pork roast. My favorite kind of roast to be honest. I buy the four-pack at Costco and freeze what I don’t need right away. Cooking one roast will usually fix up enough for my family of 5 with some left overs. And this recipe was no exception. This recipe was originally submitted to Oh So by one of our friends Stephanie Whipple. (Thanks Steph!) And we fell in love with the simple and tangy juicy nature of this roast.

pineapple pork roast with rice

pork roast in dish surrounded by pineapple chunks

Seriously so easy.. give the roast a little seasoning rub down and add in your canned pineapple (juices and all) and a handful of craisins. Cook in a slow-cooker for 6-8 hours on low and watch the meat just fall apart. I tried to slice the roast but it was so tender it mostly just shredded. So slice/shredded the meat and toss with the juicy pineapple. I served with some brown rice and a few green onions to garnish. They added a nice savory balance to the flavors. Takes literally five minutes to throw the roast together. Just have to wait a few hours to cook and dinner is served. Meals that cook themselves are well respected in my book ;)

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pineapple pork roast with brown rice

5 from 1 vote
Pineapple Pork Roast
Pineapple Pork Roast
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
7 hrs
Total Time
7 hrs 10 mins

You'll fall in love with the simple and tangy juicy nature of this roast.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pineapple pork, roast pork
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 236 kcal
Author: Aubrey
  • 1.5 lbs or so Pork roast
  • 2 Tbsp seasoning salt
  • 1 Tbsp black pepper
  • 1 can pineapple tidbits or chunks undrained
  • handful of craisins
  1. Combine seasoning salt and black pepper and rub over roast, place in crockpot.
  2. (I also sprinkled a little extra on top after I placed it in the crock pot.)
  3. Dump can of pineapple (including juice) over roast and sprinkle craisins on top.
  4. Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours.
  5. Shred and serve with rice.
Recipe Notes

PRESSURE COOKER: Rub pork with seasonings and place in pressure cooker, along with pineapple and craisins, Add enough water to make 1 c, about another 1/2 c or so. Close and lock lid and vent, poultry setting 60 minutes, let naturally release. Depending on the size of your roast, you may need more time to achieve falling-apart consistency. Shred and serve as directed.

Nutrition Facts
Pineapple Pork Roast
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 236 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 107mg36%
Sodium 3572mg155%
Potassium 673mg19%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 38g76%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. 5 stars
    I found this recipe listed under your pressure cooker section. How do I convert this to the pressure cooker for time? Thank you!

    1. Hi Alison! When I make a pork roast in my Pressure Cooker, I select the “chicken/meat” function and choose “well” for the time length! I have the Power Pressure Cooker XL. If the roast isn’t as tender as I want at the end of the cycle, I’ll run it again on the “quick” cycle. Hope this helps!! (I want to say its about 45 minutes?- which is great for a full roast!)