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slow cooker pork chop & sweet potato casserole

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Marcia McCance
Stone Mountain, GA

I'm finding a lot of really great recipes in my mother's nice little 80 page pocket sized Crock-Pot Cook Book -- which appears to have come with the appliance she bought in the 70's. Not like the dozen recipes you get now-a-days. This one sounds really good... I have not tried it, but I think I may in the not distant future. This recipe is for a 4 qt slow cooker, reduce quantities for smaller one, and increase for larger. The cooking times remain the same.

(2 ratings)
yield 8 serving(s)
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For slow cooker pork chop & sweet potato casserole

  • 6 to 8
    pork chops
  • to taste
    salt and pepper
  • 2 md
    sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced, (can use white potatoes if prefer)
  • 1 lg
    onion, sliced
  • 1 lg
    green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp
    leaf oregano
  • 1/4 tsp
    whole thyme
  • 1
    1 lb-can of tomatoes

How To Make slow cooker pork chop & sweet potato casserole

  • 1
    Trim visible fat from the pork chops, season with salt and pepper and brown in skillet to remove excess fat. Drain and place in slow cooker.
  • 2
    NOTE: From reading the guidelines in the slow cooker cook book, you do not have to brown the meat before adding to the pot -- a time saver -- but you will need to remove the excess grease from the pot, later, after it is cooked.
  • 3
    Add remaining ingredients in order listed.
  • 4
    Cover and cook on low 8 to 10 hours (High: 3 to 4 hours) Adjust seasonings to taste before serving.
  • 5
    Alternatives: You can also cut the pork into 1.5-inch pieces and cube the sweet potatoes if you like
  • 6
    Flavor Alternatives: You may substitute below for above spices: 1/2 Cup unsweetened orange juice 2 shallots, green ends chopped 1 tsp cumin seed 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lime juice 2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped