For a well-balanced pork, vegetable and rice dinner that requires less than 10 minutes of hands-on effort, turn to this flavorful slow cooker recipe.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
2 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place onion in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Top with pork chops. Top chops with sweet peppers. In a large bowl stir together tomatoes, hominy, poblano pepper, chili powder, cocoa powder, oregano and salt. Pour over pork chop mixture in cooker.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 4 1/2 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2 1/2 hours.

  • Using a slotted spoon and tongs, transfer meat and vegetables to a serving platter. Serve meat and vegetables over hot cooked rice. Spoon 1/4 cup of the juices over each serving and sprinkle with cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

353 calories; protein 37.8g 76% DV; carbohydrates 33.8g 11% DV; dietary fiber 6.6g 27% DV; sugars 6.3g; fat 7.2g 11% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 104.3mg 35% DV; vitamin a iu 1572.3IU 31% DV; vitamin c 91.7mg 153% DV; folate 19.3mcg 5% DV; calcium 85.1mg 9% DV; iron 3mg 17% DV; magnesium 87.2mg 31% DV; potassium 740.4mg 21% DV; sodium 419.2mg 17% DV.