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Perky Pork Chops
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Pork chops slow cooked and served with a vibrant, tomato-pepper sauce.

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 222.3
Total Carbs 8.8 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Sugars 4.0 g
Total Fat 10.9 g
Saturated Fat 4.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Potassium 556.0 mg
Protein 21.9 g
Sodium 483.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 1/2 Vegetables , 3 1/2 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 cup  fresh chopped celery
1 cup  fresh chopped onion
8 each  boneless pork chops
16 oz  green bell pepper strips
0 1/2 tsp  black pepper
2 cup  vegetable juice, low sodium
2 tbsp  cornstarch
2 tbsp  cold water
  1. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, place celery and onion.
  2. Remove any fat from chops. Add chops to cooker in layers, sprinkling sweet pepper strips and black pepper between chops. Pour vegetable juice over mixture in cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
  4. Remove chops and vegetables to a serving platter, reserving cooking liquid. Cover chops and vegetables with foil to keep warm.
  5. Strain cooking liquid into a glass measuring cup and skim off fat. Pour 2 cups cooking liquid into a medium saucepan.
  6. Combine cornstarch and water in a small bowl. Stir into liquid in saucepan.
  7. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for an additional 2 minutes. Serve chops and vegetables with sauce.

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