Slow Cooker Pork Chops and Applesauce Recipe

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Nothing is more classic than a weeknight meal of this easy Slow Cooker Pork Chops And Applesauce.  Easy, simply and amazingly delicious this is a crowd pleaser for even the picky eaters in your home.   Traditionally made with premade applesauce this version includes fresh apples without all of the typical preservatives found in the canned variety.  A few simple seasonings on virtually any cut of pork (bone in or out) and this becomes a meal that serves beautifully for not only a simple weeknight meal but also a great special dinner for guests.

Slow Cooker Pork Chops & Applesauce

SLOW COOKER PORK CHOPS AND APPLESAUCE

1 Pound Pork Chops or Pork Loin

1 Teaspoon Onion Powder

1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder

½ Teaspoon Paprika

½ Teaspoon Black Pepper

1 Teaspoon Salt

3 Granny Smith Apples (Peeled and Chopped)

½ Cup Water

 Slow Cooker Pork Chops And Applesauce

  • Spray bottom of slow cooker with non-stick spray.
  • Mix seasonings together in small bowl.
  • Generously season both sides of pork and place in even layers on bottom of slow cooker.
  • Pour peeled and chopped Granny Smith Apples over the top of pork chops in even layer.
  • Pour water over top.
  • Cover with lid and cook on medium heat setting for 3 hours for thinner chops or 4 hours for thicker loin.

Serve this hearty dish with a side of rice and your favorite vegetable for the perfect easy weeknight meal that is classic and reminiscent of childhood as well as healthy and simple to create.

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Slow Cooker Pork Chops and Applesauce Recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4
 
Slow cooker version of pork chops with applesauce
Ingredients
  • 1 Pound Pork Chops or Pork Loin
  • 1 Teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Paprika
  • ½ Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 3 Granny Smith Apples (Peeled and Chopped)
  • ½ Cup Water
Instructions
  1. • Spray bottom of slow cooker with non-stick spray.
  2. • Mix seasonings together in small bowl.
  3. • Generously season both sides of pork and place in even layers on bottom of slow cooker.
  4. • Pour peeled and chopped Granny Smith Apples over the top of pork chops in even layer.
  5. • Pour water over top.
  6. • Cover with lid and cook on medium heat setting for 3 hours for thinner chops or 4 hours for thicker loin.
  7. Serve this hearty dish with a side of rice and your favorite vegetable for the perfect easy weeknight meal that is classic and reminiscent of childhood as well as healthy and simple to create.

 

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  • Ohhhhhh those sound wonderful! We have a pkg of chops in the freezer too! I think I may have found something to do with them lol! Thanks for sharing ;)

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  • This is like the best of both worlds. Most people need applesauce for their pork chops, and this just makes it easier!

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  • When I was a kid pork chops and applesauce was a popular dinner. I’ll have to try this slow cooker version. Looks delish!

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  • I am all about slow cooker recipes and this is one I will add to my list! I haven’t done a pork chop apple sauce combo like this. Looks great!

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  • No matter how many times I have tried, it seems I just can’t get pork chops flavored just right in the crock pot. I have pinned this though because I have not tried this yet! Willing to try it because we love pork chops!

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  • I love anything with applesauce. I can’t wait to try this one out.

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  • This looks so good! We are big Porkchop fans!

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