Try this twist on traditional pork chops and apples. It’s leaner with pork loin and you can use a slow cooker to minimize hands-on prep. A great recipe for when you’re home all day and looking for something warming — or even for the holidays.
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Non-stick cooking spray
4 (four ounces each) pork loin slices
2 apples, cored and sliced
1 cup chopped onions (fresh or frozen)
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2 cups water
4 (8 ounces each) yams
- Spray the inside of the crockpot with non-stick cooking spray. Place pork in the bottom. Place apple slices on top of the pork. Sprinkle on the onions, brown sugar and spice. Pour in the water.
- Rinse the yams. Pierce each yam with a knife. Place directly on top of the food in the crockpot. Cover. Cook on low for at least 6 hours.
Makes 4 servings
Total fat 5g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Trans fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 44g
Recipe courtesy of Digestive Disease Health Team Dietitians