I have a recipe for a 4 lb pork roast (cook 8 hrs. in a crock pot. How long to cook a 2 lb. roast? cooking a 2 p2

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AntoniaJames July 26, 2021
You'll want to cook that pork roast in the slow cooker for nearly the same amount of time, even though it's only half the size. It will take just a bit less, because it won't take quite as long to heat the smaller roast all the way through in the first instance - but that difference will not reduce the overall cooking time appreciably.

That said, I often find that the times suggested in slow cooker recipes, especially for roasts, end up being too long, so I routinely check about 3/4 of the way through. I'd do that here, too. ;o)
 
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