Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day: Crock Pot Pineapple Pork
This pineapple pork is another one of those ridiculously easy crock pot recipes that you can put together in a few minutes and then forget about for hours.
Have I mentioned lately how much I love loading up the slow cooker and then letting it do it’s thing, so that I can do my thing until dinnertime?
You don’t need anything fancy to make this crock pot pineapple pork recipe either.
With a package of boneless pork ribs in the freezer and can of pineapple tidbits in the pantry, I was able to toss it together without making a special trip to the grocery store.
The Skinny on Crock Pot Pineapple Pork
Most pineapple pork recipes take you in the sweet and sour direction.
This one is simpler. And less sweet. The pork turned out moist and fork-tender.
Rod thought the sauce was fine without further seasoning.
I thought it was a little bland, but nothing a little extra Dijon mustard stirred in at the table couldn’t fix.
According to my calculations, each serving (3 ounces of pork with 3 tablespoons sauce) has about 232 calories, *6 Weight Watchers PointsPlus and *7 WW SmartPoints.
Under WW new program for 2018, this is now *4 Freestyle SmartPoints.
This short video shows you how to make crock pot pineapple pork chops at home:
If you like this easy Crock-Pot Pineapple Pork, be sure to check out some of my other Weight Watchers friendly slow cooker recipes including 4-Ingredient Hawaiian Slow Cooker Kalua Pork & Cabbage, Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken & Pineapple, Slow Cooker Asian Braised Beef, 5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs and Slow Cooker Peach Pork
Crock Pot Pineapple Pork Recipe
- 8 boneless, country-style pork ribs (about 2 pounds)
- 1 can (10 ounces) pineapple tidbits, packed in juice, undrained
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 2 tablespoons instant tapioca (for thickening)
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- salt and pepper
- Ideal slow cooker size: 4-Quart.
- Grease the insert of your slow cooker.
- Trim the ribs of excess fat and season them well with salt and pepper, then place them in the slow cooker.
- In a small bowl stir together the pineapple and it's juice, mustard, tapioca, honey, soy sauce and paprika.
- Pour the pineapple mixture over the pork.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, or until the pork is very tender.
Source: adapted from Fix-It and Forget-It Big Cookbook: 1400 Best Slow Cooker Recipes!
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers Zero Points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.
Watch how to make another version of slow cooker pineapple pork tenderloin:
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