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  • Sassy pork chops

    Serves 8

    Recipe from “Better Homes and Gardens Skinny Slow Cooker: (Houghton Mifflin, $19.99, 300 pages).

    INGREDIENTS

    medium sweet peppers, any color, cut into strips

    cup thinly sliced celery (2 stalks)

    1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium)

    pork loin chops, with bone, cut 3/4-inch thick

    1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

    1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

    tablespoon vegetable oil

    1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

    1/4 cup orange juice

    tablespoon chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

    1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

    INSTRUCTIONS

    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 chops in cooker. Cover, cook on low setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high setting for 3 to 31/2 hours. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chops and vegetables to a platter, discarding cooking liquid.

Recipes: Sassy pork chops in a slow cooker

Published: Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014 - 12:00 am


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