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Slow Cooker Apple-Cranberry Pork Chops

Angela Litzinger at test.angelaskitchen.com
Course dairy free, freezer, gfcf, gluten free, main, oamc, pork, slow cooker
Servings 6


  • 2 pounds boneless loin chops fat trimmed - 3" thick
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 2 cups tart or semi-tart cooking apple peeled and chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups onion chopped
  • 1 cup dried cherries or chopped dried apricots
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup gluten free chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons gluten free spicy mustard
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste


  • Season pork chops with salt and pepper. Put pork chops in gallon sized freezer bag (one bag per batch). Mix together remaining ingredients. Put fruit mixture over pork chops. Remove as much air as possible. Seal, label and freeze.
  • To serve: Thaw. Lightly oil the crock of your slow cooker. Place pork chops on the bottom of crock. Pour fruit mixture over chops. Cover with lid. Cook on low for 6 to 7 hours until pork is tender.