Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Caramelized Onions and Peas


Tender pork chops cooked in the slow cooker with caramelized onions, peas, and cider. Serve on a bed of mashed potatoes.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs 22 mins
Total Time:
8 hrs 32 mins
2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 pork chops

  • 4 large onions, sliced

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

  • 2 pinches white sugar

  • ¾ cup hard apple cider

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 4 tablespoons frozen baby peas, not thawed

  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat and cook pork chops until browned on all sides, 7 to 10 minutes. Transfer to the slow cooker.

  2. Cook onions in the same skillet over medium-low heat until soft and browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Add garlic and sugar; cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes. Add cider and bring to a boil. Pour mixture over pork chops in the slow cooker.

  3. Cook on Low until pork chops are tender, about 7 1/2 hours. Stir in peas; cook until tender, about 30 minutes more.

  4. Transfer pork chops to a serving plate. Add butter to the sauce in the slow cooker; stir until melted. Pour sauce over pork chops.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

489 Calories
27g Fat
38g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 489
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 186mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 26mg 131%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 709mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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