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.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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25 mins
2 hrs 25 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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

3 ounces cooked pork, 2/3 cup vegetable mixture, 1/4 cup brown rice, and 1/4 cup juices
353 calories; protein 37.8g; carbohydrates 33.8g; dietary fiber 6.6g; sugars 6.3g; fat 7.2g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 104.3mg; vitamin a iu 1572.3IU; vitamin c 91.7mg; folate 19.3mcg; calcium 85.1mg; iron 3mg; magnesium 87.2mg; potassium 740.4mg; sodium 419.2mg.

4 lean protein, 2 starch, 1 vegetable