Crockpot Ranch Pork Chops: A Flavorful and Easy Slow Cooker Recipe

Are you searching for a simple and delicious dinner idea that requires minimal effort? Look no further than these mouthwatering crockpot ranch pork chops. With just five minutes of prep time, this recipe combines the flavors of ranch seasoning and butter to create succulent pork chops and tender seasoned potatoes. Let’s dive in and discover how to make this delightful dish.

Crockpot Ranch Pork Chops Ingredients

Before we delve into the cooking process, let’s take a closer look at the ingredients required for this recipe. With these simple items, you can create a flavorful and satisfying meal. See the image below for a visual representation of the ingredients.
Crockpot Ranch Pork Chops Ingredients

Substitutions And Additions

Feel free to customize this recipe according to your preferences. Here are some ideas for substitutions and additions:

  • Boneless Pork Chops: If you prefer boneless pork chops, you can easily adapt this recipe. Simply cut the potatoes into eighths to ensure they cook thoroughly. Adjust the cooking time to 4 to 6 hours on low heat or 2 to 3 hours on high heat.
  • Canned Soup: Take this dish to the next level by adding canned soup. Cream of mushroom soup pairs wonderfully with the pork chops, providing a creamy and comforting sauce. Simply pour it over the chops before cooking.
  • Cream Cheese: For an extra creamy twist, incorporate a package of cream cheese. Melt the butter and cream cheese in the microwave, then add it along with the other ingredients and a can of cream of mushroom soup to the crockpot.
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How To Make This Crockpot Ranch Pork Chops Recipe

Preparing this dish is a breeze. Follow these simple steps to create a delightful slow-cooked meal:

Step 1: In a small bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of ranch seasoning mix with butter until well combined. Rub the ranch mixture onto the pork chops until they are completely coated.
Pork chops coated in ranch seasoning and butter mixture

Step 2: In a hot skillet, sear the pork chops on both sides for approximately 30 seconds.

Step 3: Place the potatoes in the slow cooker, pour in the broth, and sprinkle the remaining 1 tablespoon of ranch seasoning. Arrange the seared pork chops on top of the potatoes.
Potatoes, broth, ranch seasoning, and pork chops added to the crockpot

Step 4: Cover the slow cooker and cook on low heat for 6 to 8 hours, or on high heat for 3 to 4 hours. Ensure that the pork chops reach a safe temperature of 145°F and the potatoes become tender. If desired, garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

How To Serve

The delicious crockpot ranch pork chops complement a variety of side dishes. Consider pairing them with green beans, a green salad, or a refreshing cucumber salad. If you’re looking for a simple and satisfying option, serve the pork chops alongside baked mac and cheese or a cold pasta salad, such as our dill pickle pasta salad. These slow cooker pork chops are a fantastic choice for busy nights when you want a flavorful and effortless meal.

Storage

If you happen to have leftovers, you can store the slow cooker ranch pork chops in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 to 5 days. Alternatively, freeze any remaining pork chops in an airtight container for 2 to 3 months. When reheating, allow them to thaw overnight in the fridge before serving with your favorite sides.

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Overhead shot of pork chops served with diced red potatoes and green beans

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Remember, nothing beats the convenience and flavors of slow cooker meals like these crockpot ranch pork chops. So go ahead, gather the ingredients, and let your slow cooker do the work while you enjoy a delicious and hassle-free dinner. For more culinary inspiration, visit Rowdy Hog Smokin BBQ.

Enjoy your cooking adventure!