Crock Pot Pork Cacciatore – Traditional Italian Recipe

I make crock pot recipes all during the year, but winter is when it really gets a lot of use.  There is nothing like a rich casserole or stew, or soup to warm up cold winter evenings. This crock pot pork cacciatore is a full flavored Italian recipe that is really easy to make.

Crock Pot Pork Cacciatore

Crock Pot Pork Cacciatore

Normally, I make chicken cacciatore, but this recipe uses pork chops for a delicious alternative.

This crock pot pork cacciatore is a tasty meal with lots of nutrition. The pork chops simmer in the slow cooker, and your kids won’t mind eating their vegetables when cooked this way.

crock pot pork cacciatore

Yield: 4 servings

Crock Pot Pork Cacciatore

Crock Pot Pork Cacciatore

This pork cacciatore recipe is full of Italian flavors, but it is made in the crock pot to make putting it together a breeze.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 pound boneless pork chops
  • 14 ounce pasta sauce
  • 14 ounce diced tomatoes
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • into strips
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh oregano
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup good dry white wine
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, brown the pork chops over medium-high heat. Transfer to the crock pot.
  2. In the same pan, cook the onion in oil over medium heat until browned.
  3. Stir in mushrooms and green pepper, and cook until these vegetables are soft.
  4. Mix in the pasta sauce, diced tomatoes, and white wine. Season with the spices and garlic. Pour over pork chops in the crock pot..
  5. Cook on Low for 7 to 8 hours. To serve, add 1 ounce of mozarella cheese to each chop, and cover with sauce.
  6. Serve with rice, noodles or spaghetti.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 542 Total Fat: 31g Saturated Fat: 11g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 18g Cholesterol: 110mg Sodium: 899mg Carbohydrates: 22g Fiber: 6g Sugar: 12g Protein: 41g
Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.
 

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