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Tender Slow Cooker Pork Chops Recipe

Tender Slow Cooker Pork Chops Recipe

These chops turn out nice and tender, and fall apart easily after being slow cooked. The tomatoey sauce is nice over rice.—Lee Ann Schalk, Garfield, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (8 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into rings
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, brown chops in oil in batches; drain. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Layer with onion, red pepper and mushrooms. Combine the tomatoes, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper; pour over vegetables.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until meat is tender. Serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 3/4 cup vegetable mixture (calculated without rice) equals 398 calories, 21 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 111 mg cholesterol, 434 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 38 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.