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Slow-Cooker Pizza Pork Chops

slow-cooker pizza pork chops Entree
Slow-Cooker Pizza Pork Chops
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 4 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6

Pork chops and pasta sauce partner for a taste-tempting dinner reminiscent of pizza.

Updated January 15, 2007

Ingredients

  • 6
    pork loin chops, 1 inch thick (about 2 1/4 lb)
  • 1/2
    teaspoon salt
  • 1/4
    teaspoon pepper
  • 1
    tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 2
    cups tomato pasta sauce
  • 4
    cups cooked orzo
  • 1
    cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)

Steps

  • 1
    Remove excess fat from pork. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook about 5 minutes, turning once, until brown.
  • 2
    Place pork in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle onion over pork. Add pasta sauce.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 6 hours.
  • 4
    Place orzo on platter. Top with pork and sauce. Sprinkle with cheese.

  • A packaged Caesar salad and Italian bread are all that are needed to complete this family-friendly meal.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
510
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
29%
Sodium
880mg
37%
Potassium
690mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
46g
15%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
9g
Protein
38g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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