Slow Cooker Italian Pork Chops & Potatoes

Slow Cooker Italian Pork Chops & Potatoes

Slow Cooker Italian Pork Chops & Potatoes was a fun recipe that I put together.   I had a huge bag of large potatoes I needed to use up.  My youngest daughter did the famous science project where you make potatoes light up a light bulb (it totally worked!), and thus we had lots of extra potatoes after her project was finished.  We pulled some pork chops out of the freezer to thaw and I went to work.

I decided to add the butter so that the pork chops would be tender.  The onions provide moisture, but the potatoes, don’t provide too much, so I needed a good way to ensure we wouldn’t have dry meat and burnt potatoes.  The butter worked perfectly, the Italian Dressing Mix wasn’t overpowering.  We basically had a one pot meal, my favorite!

Another great Pork Chop Recipe!

Slow Cooker Italian Pork Chops & Potatoes

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 26 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 People

Ingredients
  

  • 8-10 Pork Chops boneless will work better (mine had bones)
  • 3 Large Russet or Idaho Potatoes Scrubbed and large cubed/chunks
  • 1 Yellow Onion Peeled and large cubed/chunks
  • 1 package Italian Salad Dressing Mix
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Butter
  • Cooking Spray

Instructions
 

  • Spray the Slow Cooker with cooking spray
  • Combine in a mixing bowl the large cubed potatoes, onions, salt and pepper to taste and 2 Tablespoons of butter melted.
  • In the slow cooker lay the 4-5 pork chops at the bottom. Place 3 small pats of butter on the chops. Use a 1/3rd of the Italian dressing mix and sprinkle it over the pork chops.
  • Do another layer of the pork chops with 3 pats of butter and then a 1/3rd of the Italian Dressing Mix sprinkled over it.
  • Pour the potato/onion cubes over the pork chops and sprinkle the last of the Italian Dressing Mix over the potatoes. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours. High for 4 hours.
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