Italian Pork Chops

By Edie

Ingredients
  • 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

Directions
  1. 1.place 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 1/4tsp.black 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

Servings
6
Per serving
279 calories
5 gtotal fat(2gsat
fat)
60mg chol
323 mg sodium
29g carb
4g fiber
28g pro
Exchanges
2vegetable
1 starch
3lean meat
Charb. choices
2

dinner

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
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.