Pork chops, spices, and canned tomatoes go into the slow cooker in the morning and by dinner the juicy, tender meat has its own sauce. Easy!

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
7 hrs 20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Trim fat from chops. Coat 12-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Brown chops on both sides in hot skillet. Set aside.

  • In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine onion, tapioca, garlic, Italian seasoning, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce, salt and crushed red pepper. Add chops. Pour tomatoes over chops.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.

  • To serve, transfer chops to serving platter. Spoon tomatoes atop chops using a slotted spoon. If desired, pour some of the cooking liquid atop chops and tomatoes.


Tips: Crush tapioca with a mortar and pestle or in a spice grinder.

For Easy Cleaning: Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving
245 calories; protein 23.6g; carbohydrates 19.3g; dietary fiber 2.1g; sugars 10.8g; fat 7.2g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 53.1mg; vitamin a iu 53.9IU; vitamin c 6.3mg; folate 5.7mcg; calcium 88.5mg; iron 2.1mg; magnesium 25.8mg; potassium 452.1mg; sodium 568.1mg.

1 1/2 vegetable, 1/2 other carb, 3 1/2 lean meat, 1 fat