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Slow-Cooker Pork Chops with Apple Butter and Potatoes

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 6 hr 30 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Chop up your pork chop for a family friendly slow-cooker meal that comes together in a snap.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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%
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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