Serving Size:
4 ounces

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Gluten-free


  • 2 medium apples
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3-pound pork roast
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce


  1. Core the apples and cut into 8 wedges. Coarsely chop the red onion.
  2. Place the apples and onion into the bottom of a slow cooker; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.
  3. Rub the pork roast with salt and pepper.
  4. Place roast on top of apples and onion in slow cooker.
  5. Pour applesauce over roast.
  6. Dust with remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.
  7. Cook on high heat setting for 4 hours.

Helpful hints

  • If you are on a lower protein diet, adjust portion size to match your meal plan.
  • Follow food safety measures and avoid cross contamination.
  • Pork is done when it reaches internal temperature of 160º F.
  • Serve with rice and a salad or cooked vegetable.
  • Leftovers are great piled onto a sandwich.
  • This recipe was tested using Fuji apples and pork loin roast which are recommended but not mandatory.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 250

Protein 32 g

Carbohydrates 8 g

Fat 10 g

Cholesterol 90 mg

Sodium 140 mg

Potassium 486 mg

Phosphorus 256 mg

Calcium 37 mg

Fiber 1.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 4 meat
  • 1/2 fruit, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


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