Italian Pork Chops

By Edie

  • 1Med. Onion,chopped

  • 6 pork rib chops (with bone)cut 1/2 inch thick (about 2 1/2 pounds)

  • 2 tsp. dried Italian seasoning

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 141/2 ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 2Tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • 2 Med. zucchini, halved lengthwise and cut crosswise into 1 inch pieces.

  • 2Tbsp cornstarch

  • 4ounces dried orzo,cooked according to package directions

  1. onion,in a 5-6qt.slow cooker.Place half of the pork chops on onion. Sprinkle with half of the itailian seasoning, garlic, 1/4 tsp.salt,and 1/ pepper. Repeat layering with remaining pork, itailian seasoning, garlic, salt and black pepper. Top with undrained tomatoes and balsamic vinegar. Add zucchini pieces.

  2. Cover and cook on low hear setting 8-9 hours or on high heat setting for 4-41/2 hours.

  3. Use a slotted spoon and tongs, transfer meat and vegetables to a serving platter; cover and keep warm.

  4. In a med. saucepan, stir together cornstarch and 2 tbsp. cold water;stir in cooking juices from slow cooker.

  5. Cook and stir over med. heat until thickened and bubble;cook and stir 2 mins. more. Serve over meat and vegtables with orzo.

Nutritional Facts

Per serving
279 calories
5 gtotal fat(2gsat
60mg chol
323 mg sodium
29g carb
4g fiber
28g pro
1 starch
3lean meat
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3 replies

Debe Pendice
Debe Pendice 2009-02-22 16:22:06 -0600 Report

Edie, I made smething like this with chicken breast. But I think this would be good with pork chops. Thanks I definately will give it a try…Debe

Avera 2009-02-15 22:48:29 -0600 Report

As I've said before, I love slow cooker recipes. This one is excellent. When one fixes this, they have the whole meal ready at the same time from one pot.