Nov 06 2009
1 teaspoon canola oil $0.02
1 large onion $0.47
2 teaspoons minced garlic, about 2 cloves $0.02
3 pounds lean pork roast $8.98
1 can Cola or Orange or Ginger Ale $0.25
1 cup ketchup $0.61
2 tablespoons brown sugar $0.02
2 tablespoons molasses $0.12
1/2 cup cider vinegar $0.28
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce $0.12
2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce $0.12
1 cup apricot jam (or other fruit jam) $0.46
Total Cost $11.47
1.) The night before: Heat oil in a large fry pan at medium heat. Finely chop onion and add to pan along with the garlic. Saute until onions are translucent, remove from heat and set aside.
2.) Meanwhile, place pork roast in slow cooker. Pour the following ingredients over the roast in this order: Cola, ketchup, brown sugar, and molasses. Stir.
3.) Add cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, and apricot jam to crock pot. Add sauteed onions to the pot, cover, and place to marinate in the fridge overnight.
4.) In the morning: Return pot to the outer crock, set on low heat and cook for 6 – 8 hours.
5.) Serve and enjoy!