These Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy are comfort food at its finest. They’re juicy, creamy, flavorful, and super easy to make.
This recipe requires just 15 minutes of hands-on work—and it’s all right at the beginning. Just give the chops a quick searing, then deglaze the pan with a mixture of beef broth and canned cream soup. This gets all the yummy brown bits up off the bottom of the pan.
Then dump all the ingredients in the crock of your slow cooker—mushrooms, onions, chops, and soup mixture—and turn it on. In three hours, you’ll have tender chops swimming in a rich, creamy, mushroom-y gravy. Served over rice or mashed potatoes, it’s as comforting as a meal can get.
Helpful Recipe Tips
- Best Potatoes for Skins: Russet potatoes are the best for making crispy potato skins due to their thick skin and starchy flesh. Large potatoes ensure more surface area for toppings.
- Achieving Crispy Skins: Bake the potatoes initially at a high temperature (425°F). After scooping out the flesh, brush them with a mixture of oil and spices and bake again to get that perfect crispiness.
- Preparation: Don’t forget to poke holes in the potatoes before baking to allow steam to escape, preventing them from bursting in the oven.
- Scooping Technique: Leave about 1/2 inch of potato flesh on the skins to maintain structure and a bit of softness.
- Toppings: Experiment with different cheeses like sharp cheddar or mozzarella for varied flavors. Adding crispy bacon and fresh chives enhances the taste.
- Storage: Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat in the oven to maintain crispiness.
- Serving Suggestion: These make a great appetizer for game day or gatherings. Serve with a dollop of sour cream and diced green onions for added flavor.
Cooking pork chops in a crock pot on a low setting for an extended period helps in breaking down the fibers, ensuring tenderness.
Yes, boneless pork chops can be used. However, note that bone-in chops tend to be juicier and more flavorful.
Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in a microwave or on the stovetop.
Yes! Green beans, cornstarch slurry for a thicker gravy, or even a splash of white wine for extra flavor can be great additions.
Absolutely! This easy recipe is a family favorite and is suitable for the whole family.
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- Bone-in Pork Chops: Chosen for their flavor and tenderness. They remain juicy during the slow cooking process.
- Olive Oil: Ideal for searing pork chops and adds a subtle, fruity undertone.
- Seasonings (Salt, Pepper, Paprika, Garlic Powder): Enhances the pork’s flavor.
- Cream of Mushroom Soup: Creates a rich, creamy gravy base.
- Cream of Chicken Soup: Adds depth to the gravy’s flavor.
- Beef Broth: Provides a savory liquid base for the gravy.
- White Button Mushrooms: Complement the pork with their earthy flavor.
- Yellow Onion: Adds sweetness and depth to the gravy.
Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy
- Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season pork chops and sear until golden brown. Next saute onions and mushrooms for 2-3 ,mins. If needed, add a drizzle of oil.
- Mix soups and broth in the skillet, scraping up brown bits for flavor.
- Place mushrooms and onions in a crock pot, top with pork, and cover with soup mixture.
- Cook on high for 3-4 hours until pork is tender.
- Serve over rice or mashed potatoes.
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Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy
- 4 bone-in pork chops
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- 10.5 oz condensed cream of mushroom soup
- 10.5 oz condensed cream of chicken soup
- ¾ cup beef broth
- 2 cups white button mushrooms sliced
- 1 medium yellow onion thinly sliced
- In a large cooking pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Season your pork chops with salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic powder. Sear the pork chops on both sides (about 2-3 minutes on each side). Next saute onions and mushrooms for 2-3 ,mins. If needed, add a drizzle of oil.
- Remove the pork, add soup and broth to the pan and whisk well, scraping up any brown bits on the bottom.
- Place the mushrooms and onions in the bottom of the crock pot. Top with pork and pour the soup mixture over the top.
- Cook on high for 3-4 hours or until pork is tender.
- Serve over rice or mashed potatoes. Enjoy!
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