Ultimate Slow Cooker Pork Chops

These delicious pork chops get smothered with apples and onions. Add all of your ingredients to the slow cooker and walk...
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These delicious pork chops get smothered with apples and onions. Add all of your ingredients to the slow cooker and walk away — in a few hours you’ll have a hearty pork meal that would go great with a salad

Ingredients

  • 1  Tablespoon  Olive oil
  • pork chops, boneless
  • 1/2  Cup  apple juice
  • 1/4  Cup  apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2  Cup  vegetable broth
  • 2  Tablespoons  brown sugar
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  pepper
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  garlic
  • red delicious apples, cored, and sliced
  • red onion, sliced

Directions

Heat the pork chops in a skillet with the 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Brown on both sides and set aside.

Mix the apple juice, vinegar, broth, brown sugar, salt, pepper, and garlic in the slow cooker — mix until the brown sugar is dissolved. Add the pork chops in and top with apples and red onion.

Set the slow cooker on low for 5 hours, turning the pork chops in the sauce twice during that time.

Place a thermometer in the center of the pork chop and if it reads 145 degrees F. it is done.

Slow Cooker Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.