Anyone hungry? This smothered pork slow cooker recipe is a favorite at our house. Even my kids eat it, which is not always the case. However, this recipe sounds so yummy but so complicated! Yet, if you follow along, you will see it is easy breezy with this simplified slow cooker recipe. Best of all, it is budget-friendly and can be quickly added to my Budget-friendly Two-week Meal Planning for under $75!
As promised in my last post, I wanted to quickly churn out this recipe! You will now be ready for your Budget-Friendly Two-Week Meal Planning listed above.
This is a quick, easy recipe that can be made in under 10 minutes (not including cooking time). Keep reading and your dinner tonight will be fast, simple and make your family smile. Any recipe with cream of mushroom soup as an ingredient must be good!
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Smothered Pork Slow Cooker Recipe Ingredients:
- 1 package Market Pantry Center-cut Pork (You can use other varieties as well. I’ve used bone-in or bone-out)
- 1 Can Cream of Mushroom Soup (Save $1.25 on any FIVE (5) Campbell’s® Condensed Soups)
- 3/4 cup chicken broth
- Salt and Pepper
- 1/2 Onion
- Rice (Choose your favorite. I have used a brown rice and quinoa blend or plain white rice, so pick your passion)
- Optional: Chopped mushrooms
- Slice up 1/2 an onion
- Place onion and chicken broth in Slow cooker
- Stir in cream of mushroom soup (if you are adding mushrooms put them in as well)
4. Season each side of the pork with salt and pepper
5. Place meat on top of the liquid mixture and cover
6. Cook on high heat for around four hours
Note: Most of us know our slow cookers so this is more of an estimated time but the pork should be super easy to cut with a fork when it is done. (Please be sure to cook your pork to an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit)
While the pork is finishing up, cook your rice. I have used both microwave rice packets or white instant rice on the stove. Smothered pork is also good served with a dinner roll or mashed potatoes.
Serve this to your hungrily awaiting family! I know they have been asking you what’s cooking since you turned on your slow cooker and the tantalizing aroma filled your house. Eat and Enjoy!
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Please leave me a comment and let me know what you think. What is your favorite frugal recipe?
Take care – Sarah
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11 Comments on Smothered Pork – Easy Crock Pot Meal Planning Recipe
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This looks interesting, although I don’t eat meat It would be nice if you could propose something vegetarian as well!
Thanks for the comment Mal! Check out my Budget-friendly Two-week Meal Planning! This recipe is part of it but there are five vegetarian options included! Thanks for the visit! – Sarah
I love a meal I can make in the crockpot! It makes my life so convenient so I Can focus on other things!
Thanks Divya! I love my crockpot too! Take care! – Sarah
This sounds neat! I like the idea of cooking with crock pot. I like that it’s so easy to use and the food tasted yummy with crock pot.
Thanks for the nice comment Sharon! Let me know if you try it. Thanks for the visit! Take care – Sarah
For those of us who don’t live near a Target, how much pork is in a packet?
Good question, Carla! It is a 1 lb packet! I’m going to add that to the post now! Thank for the visit!
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