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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Crock Pot Fruity Pork Chops Recipe

Summer is coming and the weather is getting warmer, pretty soon it will be too hot to run our kitchen ovens so I will be using my crock pot (slow cooker) even more than what I do now.

A few nights ago, I found this recipe in one of my vintage cookbooks. Hubby rated the recipe 8 out of 10 stars so he really liked it.

Book Name: Crockery Cookery by Mable Hoffman and it was published in 1975.

Crock Pot Fruited Pork Chops Recipe

4 lean pork chops
1/2 tsp. salt
dash of pepper
1 tbsp. prepared mustard (we used dijon mustard)
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
1/8 tsp. dried dill weed
1 (17 ounce) can fruit cocktail
2 tbsp. cornstarch
2 tbsp. cold water

Sprinkle the pork chops with salt and pepper. Place in your slow cooker pot. Combine mustard, vinegar and dill. Drain fruit cocktail; add 1/2 cup of syrup from fruit to mustard mixture. Pour over chops in crock pot. Cover pot and cook on low for 4-6 hours. Remove pork chops from the pot and turn control to high. Dissolve cornstarch in water; stir into pot. Add drained fruit cocktail, cover and cook on high for 15 minutes. Spoon fruit sauce over the pork chops and serve. Makes 4 servings.

Side Dishes That I made: Baked Potatoes with sour cream, cheese sauce and crumbled bacon topping along with frozen peas in butter sauce.


Angie (Losing It and Loving It) said...

Sounds interesting but I don't like fruit cocktail LOL Hubby might though.

Sophia M said...

You know I don't like pork chops, but this could change my mind, but I don't have a crock pot! DOH!

glenna said...

My Husband would like this.

Marli said...

What a great way to get the kids to eat fruit! YUMMY!