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Slow-Cooker Pork Chops with Apple Butter and Potatoes

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Slow-Cooker Pork Chops with Apple Butter and Potatoes
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 6 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

You’ll never guess what combination of ingredients gives this dish its depth of flavor (but we can attest that it works)! Just add everything to the slow cooker and trust the process—with minimal effort, you’ll have a complete meal ready to eat by dinnertime. MORE+ LESS-

Updated November 11, 2019
Old El Paso
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Old El Paso

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb boneless pork chops or pork loin, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ fajita seasoning mix
1/2
cup apple butter
1/4
cup Dijon mustard
1 1/2
lb baby red potatoes
4
oz cream cheese, softened and cut into 1-inch pieces
1
package (5 oz) fresh baby spinach

Steps

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  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix pork, fajita seasoning mix, apple butter and mustard. Toss to coat.
  • 2
    Spray 5-quart oval slow cooker with cooking spray. Carefully place pork up side of cooker, making sure to keep sauce off side of cooker to prevent burning.
  • 3
    Place potatoes in bottom of slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 hours.
  • 4
    Transfer pork and potatoes with slotted spoon to plate. If desired, cut potatoes into bite-size pieces. Cover with foil to keep warm.
  • 5
    Increase slow cooker to High heat setting, and add cream cheese. Stir until melted.
  • 6
    Add spinach; stir until slightly wilted. Serve pork and potatoes with spinach mixture.

Expert Tips

  • Boneless pork chops come from the pork loin. You can buy whole loins super-cheap at club stores and cut them to suit your needs.
  • Gone for more than 8 hours? Try this recipe overnight! Check out our tip sheet for more slow-cooker secrets.
  • Use a slow cooker liner for a cleanup-free dinner.
  • Serve with Pillsbury™ crescent rolls for a hearty meal the family will love.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
610
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
37%
Saturated Fat
10g
51%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
140mg
46%
Sodium
1080mg
45%
Potassium
1530mg
44%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
18%
Dietary Fiber
5g
21%
Sugars
18g
Protein
44g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%
80%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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