Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder With Apple Relish and Egg Noodles

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 770 calories
    • Fat 28 g (8 g saturated fat)
    • Cholesterol 250 mg
    • Sodium 580 mg
    • Protein 58 g
    • Carbohydrate 71 g
    • Sugar 6 g
    • Fiber 5 g
    • Iron 7 mg
    • Calcium 108 mg

Combine the pork, broth, cider, onion, dill seed, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook until the pork is tender, on low for 7 to 8 hours or on high for 5 to 6 hours. Transfer the pork to a bowl and shred into large pieces, using 2 forks.

Skim off and discard most of the fat from the liquid in the slow cooker.

Ten minutes before serving, combine the parsley, apple, oil, lemon zest and juice, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a small bowl. Cook the noodles according to the package directions.

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 pounds boneless pork shoulder
  2. Check 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  3. Check 1/3 cup apple cider
  4. Check 1 small onion, sliced
  5. Check 2 teapoons dill seed
  6. Check Kosher salt and black pepper
  7. Check 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  8. Check 1/2 Granny Smith apple, finely chopped
  9. Check 2 tablespoons olive oil
  10. Check 1 teaspoon lemon zest plus 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  11. Check 3/4 pound dried wide egg noodles

Directions

  1. Combine the pork, broth, cider, onion, dill seed, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook until the pork is tender, on low for 7 to 8 hours or on high for 5 to 6 hours. Transfer the pork to a bowl and shred into large pieces, using 2 forks.
  2. Skim off and discard most of the fat from the liquid in the slow cooker.
  3. Ten minutes before serving, combine the parsley, apple, oil, lemon zest and juice, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a small bowl. Cook the noodles according to the package directions.
  4. Serve the pork and the juices over the egg noodles, garnished with the apple relish.

* Total Time: 5 hours, 15 minutes to 8 hours, 15 minutes