Porketta Pork Roast
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1 1/2 teaspoons fennel seeds crushed
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
3 pounds pork boneless shoulder roast
3 medium parsnips, peeled and cut into cubes
2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
12 cloves garlic, peeled and cut in half
1 1/2 cups water
Mix Italian seasoning, fennel, salt and celery seed. Pat seasoning mixture evenly over pork.
Spray a 12-inch nonstick skilled with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat.
Cook pork for 5 to 10 minutes, turning several times until brown.
Place parsnips, sweet potatoes and garlic in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker.
Pour water over vegetables.
Place pork on top of vegetables.
Cover and cook on LOW for 9 to 10 hours or until pork is tender.
Cut pork across grain into slices, and serve with vegetables and juices.
Yield: 8 to 10 servings
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