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Crockpot Pork Chops and Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe for Two

These Crockpot Pork Chops and Au Gratin Potatoes are easy and delicious! Tender juicy pork chops are coated in a dry rub and slow cooked over onions and potatoes covered in a thick cheesy sauce.

Crockpot Pork Chops and Au Gratin Potatoes

 

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This recipe makes a great lunch, dinner, or romantic date night meal for two.

 

How to make Crockpot Pork Chops and Au Gratin Potatoes:

For the Au gratin potatoes:

Spray a 4 quart crockpot slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Click here for a 4 quart slow cooker.

 

Slice the potatoes into 1/4 inch slices and slice the onion into rings.

onion sliced and potato sliced on a cutting board

 

Layer half of the onions into the bottom of the crockpot.

sliced onions in a crockpot

 

Add the potato slices.

 

Sprinkle the potatoes with salt and pepper to taste.

sliced potatoes in a crockpot

 

Top with the other half of the onions.

sliced potatoes and sliced onions in a crockpot

 

In a small sauce pan, melt the butter over medium heat.

 

Mix in the flour and salt, and stir constantly with a whisk for one minute.

butter and flour cooking in a sauce pan

 

Stir in milk. Cook until mixture has thickened.

milk, butter, and flour cooking in a sauce pan with whisk

 

Add in the cheese all at once, and continue stirring until melted, about 30 to 60 seconds.

cheese sauce cooking in sauce pan with whisk

 

Pour the cheese sauce over the potatoes and onions in the crockpot.

potatoes and onions covered with cheese sauce in crockpot

 

For the pork chops:

In a small bowl mix the brown sugar, paprika, salt, and pepper.

paprika, salt, brown sugar, and pepper in a bowl

 

Rub the spice mixture all over both sides of the pork chops.

pork chops with dry rub

 

Place the two pork chops over top of the cheese sauce.

pork chops with dry rub over cheesy onions and potatoes in crockpot

 

Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.

 

Transfer the pork chops to dinner plates. Use a slotted spoon and transfer the potatoes to the dinner plates, leaving the sauce in the crockpot.

 

For thickening the sauce:

In a small bowl mix the cornstarch and water. While stirring with a spoon or whisk, pour the cornstarch mixture into the cheese sauce. Stir for about 30 seconds until sauce thickens.

 

Spoon the sauce over the potatoes and garnish all with parsley if desired.

 

Crockpot Pork Chops and Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe for Two

 

 

 

Yield: 2 servings

Crockpot Pork Chops and Au Gratin Potatoes

These Crockpot Pork Chops and Au Gratin Potatoes are easy and delicious! Tender juicy pork chops are coated in a dry rub and slow cooked over onions and potatoes covered in a thick cheesy sauce.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

For the au gratin potatoes:

  • 1 large russet potato
  • 1 small onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

For the pork chops:

  • 2 pork chops, loin chops, or pork steaks
  • 1/2 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 Tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

For thickening the sauce:

  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • Fresh parsley (for garnish - optional)

Instructions

For the au gratin potatoes:

  1. Spray a 4 quart crockpot slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Click for a 4 quart slow cooker.
  2. Slice the potatoes into 1/4 inch slices and slice the onion into rings. Layer half of the onions into the bottom of the crockpot. Add the potato slices. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Top with the other half of the onions.
  3. In a small sauce pan, melt the butter over medium heat. 
  4. Mix in the flour and salt, and stir constantly with a whisk for one minute. Stir in milk. Cook until mixture has thickened. Add in the cheese all at once, and continue stirring until melted, about 30 to 60 seconds.
  5. Pour the cheese sauce over the potatoes and onions in the crockpot.

For the pork chops:

  1. In a small bowl mix the brown sugar, paprika, salt, and pepper. Rub all over both sides of the pork chops.
  2. Place the two pork chops over top of the cheese sauce.
  3. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
  4. Transfer the pork chops to dinner plates. Use a slotted spoon and transfer the potatoes to the dinner plates, leaving the sauce in the crockpot.

For thickening the sauce:

  1. In a small bowl mix the cornstarch and water. While stirring with a spoon or whisk, pour the cornstarch mixture into the cheese sauce. Stir for about 30 seconds until sauce thickens.
  2. Spoon the sauce over the potatoes and garnish all with parsley if desired.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 821 Saturated Fat: 24g Cholesterol: 177mg Sodium: 1444mg Carbohydrates: 62g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 13g Protein: 48g

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