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crockpot smothered pork chops with crumbled bacon recipe

Slow Cooker Smothered Pork Chops with Bacon

  • Author: 365 Days of Slow Cooking
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Slow Cooker Smothered Pork Chops with Bacon–the best slow cooker pork chops recipe ever! Tender pork smothered with savory sauce and bacon crumbles all made in your slow cooker.


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  • 8 slices crispy bacon, crumbled and divided
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 bone-in pork chops
  • 1 1/2 tsp cider vinegar
  • Fresh parsley for garnish, if desired


  1. Place half of the bacon in bottom of slow cooker, save the other half for later.
  2. Microwave the onion, water, brown sugar, garlic and thyme for about 3-4 minutes (stirring every minute) until onions are softened.
  3. Stir the flour, broth and soy sauce into the onion mixture. Pour into slow cooker and add in the bay leaf.
  4. Nestle the pork chops into the sauce and lightly salt and pepper them.
  5. Cover and cook on LOW for 3-5 hours. Transfer pork chops to serving platter and tent loosely with foil. Let rest for 10 minutes.
  6. Discard bay leaf and then stir vinegar into sauce in slow cooker. Spoon sauce over pork chops. Garnish with parsley and top with extra bacon and serve.


*I use my 3-quart casserole crockpot for this recipe.