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Welcome to this slow cooker/crockpot blog. I believe slow cookers are the best thing to happen to modern day cooks. I used mine often when I worked outside the home and continue to do so even in retirement. It is so nice to put food on and forget about it. Slow cookers also allow us to cook many things we would normally have to use the oven for; what a relief in hot Texas weather! Some of these recipes are mine, many are ones I have collected over the years.

Friday, August 26, 2016

STUFFED PORK CHOPS

4 double pork loin chops, well trimmed
salt to suit taste
freshly ground black pepper to suit taste
1 can (12-oz) whole kernel corn, drained
1 small onion, chopped
1 small green bell pepper, chopped
1/3 cup uncooked, long-grain rice
1/2 tsp dried oregano (or sage, if you prefer)
1 cup fresh bread crumbs
1 can (8-oz) tomato sauce

Cut pocket in each chop. Cut from the edge almost to the bone. Lightly season with salt and pepper.

In a mixing bowl, combine corn, onion, bell pepper, rice, oregano, and bread crumbs. Pack mixture into the pockets of the chops; secure along the fat side with wooden picks (Be sure to remove picks before serving the chops!)

Place any remaining vegetable mixture in the bottom of the crock pot or slow cooker. Moisten the tops of the chops with the tomato sauce and place in the cooker over the vegetable mixture. Pour remaining tomato sauce over all.

Place lid on cooker and cook on low 8 to 10 hours or on high 4 to 5 hours or until done.

To serve, place pork chops on plate and place extra vegetable mixture on the plate.

Yield: 4 servings.
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