I have cooked something similar in my crock pot several times – pork tenderloin roast, sweet potatoes, onions and baby carrots. I don’t sear the pork, although if I do, I do it without any grease. My Mom taught me to cook meat as she learned – start beef in a hot pan, and pork in a cold pan – no grease or oil needed. I just put all the ingredients in my crock pot, turn it on high and cook it for a couple of hours – it is so good, that I hate to take the time to serve it up – would rather just eat it straight from the pan!!!