Pork Chops with Creamy Herb Sauce

A simply cooked pork chop makes a good dinner, but it becomes something spectacular when you sauce it with a creamy, herb-flecked sauce. Taste the difference for yourself with these delicious chops from Slow Cooker Gourmet. The recipe works equally well with fresh herbs, as long as you add them at the very end, so use whatever you have on hand.

Pork Chops with Creamy Herb Sauce



2 pounds pork loin chops
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
½ small onion, diced
2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon dried thyme
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon dried mustard powder
? to ¼ teaspoon pepper
1½ cups chicken broth
¾ cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1 teaspoon dried basil

Directions: Season chops on both sides with thyme, salt, pepper, and mustard powder. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter and olive oil. Once butter is melted, stir in onions and garlic. Cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes.

Pork Chops with Creamy Herb Sauce

Push onions and garlic to sides of pan and add pork chops to the center. Cook until browned on both sides, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer chops and onion mixture to a slow cooker. Add chicken broth, cover, and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours.

Remove chops from insert and tent with foil to keep warm. Stir in cream. Transfer sauce to a small pot. Mix cornstarch with a few tablespoons of cooking liquid in a small bowl. Whisking constantly, add cornstarch slurry to the slow cooker. Let cook until thickened, about 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and herbs. Serve chops with sauce poured over top.

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