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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 368.6
  • Total Fat: 7.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 67.1 mg
  • Sodium: 106.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 49.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 24.9 g

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Mom's slow-cooker pork chops and sweet potatoes

Submitted by: JENNIW70
Mom's slow-cooker pork chops and sweet potatoes

Introduction

This recipe is delicious and easy! This recipe is delicious and easy!
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    6 Pork chops, trimmed of fat
    3 or 4 sweet potatoes, cubed or 1 can sweet potatoes
    1 can whole cranberry sauce
    salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Season pork chops to taste. Layer pork chops and cranberries in slow cooker. Cook on high 4 hours or low 6-8 hours. If you use fresh sweet potatoes, add on top of slow cooker at start of cooking time. If you use canned sweet potatoes, add at last hour of cooking. Makes approx. 6 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JENNIW70.






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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    My family DEVOURED this dish. My kids are always hesitant to try new things but their plates were empty before I barely got started with my own meal. My husband ranted and raved and wants it again this week. It's certainly a keeper!! Thanks for posting!! - 1/2/10

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This was SO easy to make and So delicious!! The pork chops were tender and the sweet potatoes amazing! I will definitely make this again. And the leftovers were great too. - 11/9/09

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is awesome!! We added two chopped up cameo apples to the sweet potatoes. Sprinkled one packet of splenda and a little cinnamon on top. YUMMMYYYY Moistest chops ever. Thanks mom - 3/31/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was EASY and AWESOME!!! My daughter doesnt eat sweet potatoes OR pork and she devoured this meal! I used 1 1/2 cups of whole cranberries...MOIST!!!! - 10/27/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very yummy! I added some brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg on the sweet potatoes, and they were perfect! The meat was a bit dry, next time I will cook on low for 8 hours, and it should take care of that minor problem! All in all, a great recipe! - 5/24/10

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I must've done something wrong. I followed the directions to the letter and it turned out very watery. The meat is delicious, very tender, and the sweet potatoes are good, but the cranberry flavor got lost in all of the juice. Next time I'll try it in the oven and see if it works better. - 2/10/11

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  • Bad
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I followed the directions and cooked this on low for 7 hours. The sweet potatoes were great, but the pork chops were way overcooked and dried out by then. The meat was inedible. This might have been delicious if it were cooked a few hours less. - 2/14/10

    Reply from JENNIW70 (11/2/12)
    I'm sorry! I have an older model of slow cooker. If yours is newer you may have to cook it low for less time.


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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This recipe was so good and so easy. Even better as leftovers the next day. Thanks! - 5/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My dad does not like pork chops and I don't like sweet potatoes but we tried it anyway...this was DELICIOUS! I spiced the pork w/ thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper. I coated the sweet potatoes in a little brown sugar and cinnamon...it was fantastic! Will def. make again! - 12/11/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Unbelievably delcious and easy too! - 3/29/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Has anyone tried this using fresh cranberries? - 4/26/09

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i made this for dinner, the meat was delicious!! but we did not like the way the cranberries made the sweet potatoes taste (that was not appetizing but i might make it again without the potatoes) - 5/6/08

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  • My husband and I love this recipe! And he is a picky eater. - 2/28/14

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  • Good and easy, but I would recommend adding a little seasoning to the meat. The meat was super moist, though, which was nice & 1 serving certainly fills you up! - 11/6/13

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  • I cannot eat cranberries (dietary restrictions) so I put in 1 cubed apple and 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce with 2 pork chops and 1 sweet potato in large chunks to serve 2, loved it!!! - 9/8/13

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  • I love this recipe and I haven't even tried it yet. I think I have decided to use it for Easter. I will most likely use chicken breast instead of pork. I will use a pork roast/chops at another time. - 3/29/13

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  • Did this and added a sliced apple on top while cooking. Nice and sweet, came out with the pork falling apart and all mixed together. The sweet potatoes do give it a bit of an odd orange color, but the taste more than makes up for it! :) - 3/9/13

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  • This dish is delicious. Will definitely cook again. I used fresh sweet potatoes and cooked in on low for about 5 hours. I stopped cooking when the potatoes were tender but not mushy. Will try using fresh cranberries next time. - 1/27/13

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  • This was a great dish!!! Simple...and so flavorful. - 1/7/13

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  • Great concept, but the pork chops were tough and very overdone. I cooked on low in the crockpot but it was too much heat. - 11/23/12

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  • This was so easy and very tasty! We made the recipe as written with fresh sweet potatoes. Both the meat and potatoes have an interesting flavor due to the cranberries but we liked it - something different for a change. - 11/7/12

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  • We made this today. We used raw sweet potatoes and they cooked up perfectly. We just followed the directions and the meat was tender and juicy. The cranberries gave it a nice sweetness. - 10/29/12

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  • I really like this recipe. The pork chops were moist. I cooked on low. - 9/21/12

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  • I'm allergic to Cranberries, is there something else I can use to replace in the receipe? - 8/5/12

    Reply from JENNIW70 (11/2/12)
    You might want to try apples or applesauce maybe. If you do, let us know how it turns out...


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  • Yummy - 7/8/12

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