Pork Chop Cacciatore Recipe
- 6 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
- 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 celery rib, chopped
- 1 small green pepper, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes
- 1/2 cup water, divided
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 4-1/2 cups cooked egg noodles
- Sprinkle chops with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown chops in oil in batches. Transfer to a 4-or 5-qt. slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Saute the mushrooms, onion, celery and green pepper in drippings until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the tomatoes, 1/4 cup water, basil and remaining salt; pour over chops.
- Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until pork is tender. Remove meat to a serving platter; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking juices if necessary; transfer to a small saucepan. Bring liquid to a boil. Combine cornstarch and remaining water until smooth. Gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with meat and noodles. Yield: 6 servings.
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.
Reviews for Pork Chop Cacciatore
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"Great recipe! I used a 1 1/2 # pork tenderloin that I browned and cut into 4 equal pieces. I baked the dish in a Dutch oven for 4 hours at 250 degrees.had to add one cup of chicken broth because it thickened a bit more than I wanted. I dissolved the corn starch into the chicken broth and it thickened up perfectly. Served with quinoa."
"We liked the flavor, and I will make again."
"This smelled amazing and tasted really good too! We made this for guest and it was enjoyed by all"
"I totally agree that the cooking time is way too long; I did it for about 4 hours on low. Also added about1/2 cup dry red wine and it was excellent."
"These pork chops were delicious for such a simple recipe. The sauce had lots of flavor. I also cooked them for less time, about 6 hours; my pork chops were on the thinner side. I served it with egg noodles, but mashed potatoes would be great too."