Tangy Pork Chops


Classifications: Main Dishes

Qty Measure Ingredient


4 pork chops (1/2 inch thick)

1/2 teaspoon salt, optional

1/8 teaspoon pepper

2 medium onions, chopped

2 ribs celery, chopped

1 large green pepper, sliced

1 14-1/2oz can stewed tomatoes

1/2 cup ketchup

2 tablespoons cider vinegar

2 tablespoons brown sugar

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 cube beef bouillon

2 tablespoons cornstarch

2 tablespoons water

Hot cooked rice, optional

Instructions: Place chops in a slow cooker; sprinkle with salt if desired and pepper. Add the onions, celery, green pepper and tomatoes. Combine ketchup, vinegar, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and bouillon; pour over vegetables. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours. Mix cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into liquid in slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes or until thickened. Serve over rice if desired.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared with low-sodium bouillon and no-salt-added stewed tomatoes and ketchup; without salt and rice) equals 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch; also, 227 calories, 183 mg sodium, 37 mg cholesterol, 34 gm carbohydrate, 16 gm protein, 4 gm fat.

Serves: 4

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