Easy and Saucy Crock Pot Pork Chops - Healthier Version!

Recipe by LifeIsGood
READY IN: 5hrs 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    pork loin chops with bone (I get fairly thick chops so they don't dry out in the crock pot)
  • 1
    teaspoon garlic powder
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    teaspoon pepper
  • 2
    tablespoons vegetable oil (I like to use either canola or olive oil)
  • 2
    cups no-sugar-added ketchup (low carb)
  • 12
    cup packed splenda brown sugar substitute
  • 1
    teaspoon hickory-flavored liquid smoke (don't omit this!)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sprinkle pork chops with garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • In a large skillet, brown the pork chops in oil on both sides.
  • In a bowl, combine the ketchup, brown sugar and liquid smoke.
  • Pour half of the sauce into the bottom of a slow cooker.
  • Top with pork chops and remaining sauce.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4-1/4 to 5 hours or until meat is tender.
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