Smothered Pork Chops & Cabbage

Kima McCartney


One of my family favorites!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


  • 8 c
    red cabbage, coarsely shredded
  • 4 c
    apples, chopped
  • 2 c
    red onion, sliced
  • 1.5 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/4 c
    red wine vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 6
    pork rib or loin chops, 3/4" thick
  • 1 c
    cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1/4 c
    fresh parsley, chopped

How to Make Smothered Pork Chops & Cabbage


  1. Cover and cook all ingredients except pork chops, cranberry juice and parsley in dutch oven over medium heat 10 minutes, stirring occasionally; reduce heat to medium-low.
  2. Cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Trim fat from pork.
  4. Stir cranberry juice into cabbage mixture; add pork.
  5. Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
  6. Cover and simmer about 45 minutes or until pork is tender.
  7. Remove bay leaf.
  8. Serve cabbage over pork chops.
  9. Sprinkle with parsley.

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About Smothered Pork Chops & Cabbage

Course/Dish: Pork Steaks and Chops
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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