Slow cooker pork and applesauce

Heather Disarro

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Pork chops and applesauce made easy and essentially mess-free!

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Slow cooker pork and applesauce

Serves 8-10


  • 1 (2-1/2 pound) pork tenderloin
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 whole onion, sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 3 whole Granny Smith apples
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Place the sliced onion in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  2. Pour the apple juice into the slow cooker.
  3. Rub the pork liberally with the salt and pepper and then place on top of the onions.
  4. Cook on low for 4 hours.
  5. After 4 hours, peel and chop the apples.
  6. Toss the apples with the sugar and cinnamon.
  7. Place the apples on top of the pork and cook on low for another 3 hours.
  8. Remove the pork from the slow cooker to rest.
  9. Stir together the apples and onions to make the sauce.
  10. Turn the slow cooker to high and cook for another 15 minutes.
  11. Serve the pork sliced or shredded with the sauce on top.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.