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Easy Crock Pot Pork Chops have only 4 ingredients and hardly any prep time! These pork chops are slow-cooked in a delicious creamy savory sauce that you will love.
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This recipe is so easy to make, you’ll wonder why you haven’t been doing it all along! Make sure to use a chicken and mushroom soup rather than water—you’ll get the best results with it.
At home, we love easy dinners that can be made in the CrockPot! This is an amazing recipe that came from my great-grandparents, who passed it down to my mom, who passed it down to me. It makes an incredible gravy and the pork is perfectly fork-tender every time.
When my mom was in college she would go over to my great-grandpa’s house and he would make these pork chops for her. When he made it for her, he used two cans of cream of mushroom soup instead of one can of cream of chicken and one can of cream of mushroom.
I like it with a can of cream of chicken because it adds a bit of a brighter dimension but it is great either way! Make sure to use just the soup straight out of the can — no need to add water!
This really is one of the easiest pork chop recipes. There are only four ingredients:
- Pork Chops (boneless or bone-in)
- Ranch Seasonings
- Cream of Chicken Soup
- Cream of Mushroom Soup
Substitutions and Additions
If you aren’t a fan of canned “cream of” soups, try our Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup Substitute. It has all the flavor of a canned soup without the preservatives.
We usually use thin boneless pork chops for this Crockpot pork chops recipe but you can also use bone-in chops. If you use a thicker chop, make sure to adjust the cooking time.
Same goes for frozen chops — either thaw them before you put them in, or adjust the cooking time. We have seen recipes much like this one that use chicken instead of pork, which would actually be a great substitution if you don’t like pork. You can shred the chicken before serving or just keep it whole.
The packet of ranch dressing mix contains plenty of seasonings, but feel free to add fresh herbs, sautéed onions, minced garlic, garlic powder, or pepper to suit your tastes.
To cut down on the salt content or to simply reduce the sodium in the gravy for this recipe, use low-sodium cream soups.
The Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
This recipe makes a really tasty gravy that goes great with mashed potatoes. You literally don’t have to do anything. Once the pork chops are done, you can just use a slotted spoon or tongs to get the pork out of the crockpot and use whatever remains as gravy. We love serving the pork chops and gravy with mashed potatoes and a side of steamed vegetables. The pork gravy is also delicious over rice or egg noodles.
Frequently Asked Questions about Crock Pot Pork Chops
We have a few tips for moist, tender pork chops. First, coat the pork chops in the seasonings before placing them in the crockpot. Next, make sure the pork chops are covered with the soup mixture. Last of all, cook them on low until they reach an internal temperature of 145 degrees. This should take approximately 6-7 hours with most slow cookers.
Absolutely! You can also reduce the Crockpot size without having to reduce the ingredients. We used our 7 quart Crockpot for this recipe.
You do not need to add any water or milk. Do not follow the instructions on the can. You only use the condensed soup.
Yes, chicken can be used instead of pork. The flavor and texture will be a little different (because you are using a completely different kind of meat) but it will still taste great!
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Easy Crock Pot Pork Chops
- Spray slow cooker with cooking spray. Place pork chops in the slow cooker.
- Sprinkle ranch dressing powder evenly over the pork chops (front and back).
- Combine soups in a bowl and stir. Pour evenly over pork chops. Cook on low heat for 6-8 hours (or high heat for about 3-4 hours).
- Remove pork chops and use the gravy to pour over a side of mashed potatoes, rice, or egg noodles.
Tips for this recipe:
- Condensed cream of celery soup can be substituted for cream of mushroom soup or cream of chicken soup.
- For best results, cook the pork chops on low. The pork chops tend to dry out a little more when cooked on high.
- If you need to make this recipe faster, try our Instant Pot Pork Chops recipe.