Slow Cooker Pork and Cabbage2021-08-09
- Yield: 6
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 8:00 h
- Ready In: 8:10 h
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This information is per serving.
Saturated Fat10.9 g
Trans Fat4.2 g
Unsaturated Fat3.0 g
Slow cooker pork and cabbage. This is a really flavorful and hearty slow cooker pork and cabbage dish. It’s not one of those soups, stews, or chilis you might associate with a slow cooker meal, but it’s still hearty and delicious and perfect for wintertime.
What are some benefits of slow cooker pork and cabbage?
Slow cooker pork and cabbage is a great dish for the colder months. It is full of flavor and can be prepared in advance. One of the benefits is that it doesn’t make your house smell like pot roast like some other dishes do. You can also make it ahead of time, so it’s perfect for entertaining or for when you want to come home after work to a delicious hot meal waiting for you.
Another benefit is that this dish takes minimal effort to cook, making it an easy option when you need something but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen or think about what to cook at all. All you have to do is chop up the vegetables, put them into your slow cooker with the pork chops, broth, etc., and let it cook on low heat setting for 6-8 hours.
What are some variations for this dish?
There are many variations that can be made to this dish.
With the right ingredients, you can add rice, broccoli, and cheese for a recipe named “Cheesy Broccoli Rice Casserole.”
You could also add garlic and onion powder before cooking the chicken to get “Garlic Chicken with Rice.”
A third option would be to fry the chicken in oil with salt and pepper before continuing on with the rest of the recipe. This variation is called “Fried Chicken Casserole.”
Slow Cooker Pork and Cabbage
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- 2 medium yellow onions, peeled and thinly sliced
- 2 cups shredded cabbage
- 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 3 pounds (1.44 kg) pork loin roast,trimmed
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) cold water
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
Lightly grease slow cooker with cooking spray.
Put onions and cabbage on the bottom of a slow cooker. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes and 1 teaspoon minced garlic. Place pork roast on top of vegetables and sprinkle with remaining red pepper and minced garlic. Cover the pot and cook on a low heat setting for 6-8 hours, or on high heat for 3-4 hours.
Remove pork from the slow cooker. Shred cooked meat with 2 forks and set aside.
Combine water and cornstarch in a small bowl. Mix until smooth. Add to slow cooker and mix to blend.
Cook mixture, stirring occasionally for 15-20 minutes. Return meat to crockpot. Mix well with the sauce, and heat through.