Sassy Pork Chops

Better Homes and Gardens Skinny Slow Cooker ($19.99, softcover, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) shows how to lighten up those slow cooker favorites, like this recipe for Sassy Pork Chops that has just 215 calories per serving.

Sassy Pork Chops

Photo by


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    medium red, green and/or yellow sweet peppers, cut into strips

  • 1

    cup thinly sliced celery (2 stalks)

  • ½

    cup chopped onion (1 medium)

  • 8

    pork loin chops, with bone, cut ¾-inch thick

  • ½

    teaspoon garlic salt

  • ¼

    teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2

    tablespoon vegetable oil

  • ¼

    cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • ¼

    cup orange juice

  • 1

    tablespoon chopped chipotle chile peppers in adobo sauce

  • ½

    teaspoon dried oregano

Directions

In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, layer sweet peppers, celery, and onion. Season chops with garlic salt and black pepper. In a very large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook chops, half at a time, until brown on both sides. Add chops to cooker. In a small bowl combine broth, orange juice, chipotle peppers, and oregano. Pour over the chops in cooker. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3½ hours. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chops and vegetables to a serving platter, discarding cooking liquid.


Nutrition

Facebook Conversations