Pork Chops and Sweet Potatoes for Two

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 6 hr 20 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 2 servings

Ingredients

2
tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
1
medium (12-oz.) dark-orange sweet potato, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
2
onion slices
2
(1-inch-thick) boneless pork loin chops (about 1 1/4 lb.)
6
dried apricots
1
small apple, peeled, sliced
Salt
3
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
1/2
teaspoon grated gingerroot

Directions

  1. 1 In 3 to 4-quart slow cooker, combine 1 tablespoon of the margarine, sweet potato and onion; mix to coat potato well. Cut slit horizontally in each pork chop, cutting to within 1/2 inch of opposite edge to form pocket.
  2. 2 Insert 3 apricots and several apple slices into each chop. (If necessary, cut apples slices in half.) Sprinkle chops with salt. Add any remaining apple slices to sweet potato mixture.
  3. 3 Heat remaining tablespoon margarine in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add chops; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until browned, turning once. Place chops over potato mixture in slow cooker. In same skillet, combine syrup and gingerroot; mix with pan drippings. Drizzle mixture over chops and potatoes.
  4. 4 Cover; cook on low setting for 5 to 6 hours.

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