Slow-Cooker Pork Chops with Apple-Cherry Stuffing

Lots of flavorful stuff in this easy recipe-sweet dried cherries, tart apples and savory onions.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

1
package (6 ounces) Betty Crocker™ Homestyle Stuffing turkey flavor
2
medium celery stalks, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium tart cooking apple, peeled and chopped (1 cup)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
cup dried cherries
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
6
pork boneless loin chops, about 1/2 inch thick

  • 1 Spray inside of 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 2 Mix all ingredients except pork. Place half of the stuffing mixture in slow cooker; top with pork. Spoon remaining stuffing mixture over pork.
  • 3 Cover and cook on low heat setting 6 to 8 hours or until pork is tender. <BR><BR><B>Note:</B> This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

Expert Tips

(Total time will vary with appliance and setting.)

Steamed green beans and baked sweet potatoes are tasty additions to the pork chops.

Many supermarkets now carry a wide variety of dried fruits. Dried blueberries or cranberries is a delicious substitute for the cherries.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
485
(
Calories from Fat
155 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17 g
17 %
(Saturated Fat
8 g,
8 %
),
Cholesterol
85 mg
85 %;
Sodium
870 mg
870 %;
Total Carbohydrate
58 g
58 %
(Dietary Fiber
4 g
4 %
),
Protein
29 g
29 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.