This slow cooker pork casserole with apple and leeks is just perfect for the colder months and is ideal for children too as the meat becomes very tender. Quick and easy to make too!
Slow Cooker Casseroles – So Easy
Now that we are back to school and after-school clubs have started back up, I am again relying on my slow cooker so we can come home after a busy afternoon to healthy, home-cooked meals which are steaming hot and ready to eat.
It is great to be able to throw a few simple ingredients in and then forget about it until tea time.
I love using a digital slow cooker which will cook for as long as I want then switch to the keep warm function. So convenient when you are busy out and about or at work. If you need a digital slow cooker (affiliate link), this one is a great option.
Pork and Apple Casserole
This slow cooker pork casserole recipe is so simple to make but tastes great and was a hit with the whole family. This was a definite bonus in my book!
The delicious light stock base allows the flavours of the leek, apple and carrot to come through. Its a good way to used diced pork in your slow cooker, and the mild and sweet flavours of the leek and apple make this great for kids.
Pork and apple is of course a classic combination used in many recipes, since they go so well together, so why change a winning formula!
How to Serve Slow Cooker Pork Casserole
We serve this dish with rice and garlic bread for an easy midweek meal, it would also be great with mash and green vegetables.
The slow cooked pork is so tender which makes it popular with my whole family.
Pin this slow cooker pork casserole with apple and leek for later!
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Slow Cooker Pork Casserole with Apple and Leek
- 500 g pork topside diced
- 1 onion chopped
- 4 carrots sliced
- 1 leek sliced
- 1 apple cored but not peeled, chopped
- 400 ml chicken stock
- 1 tsp mixed herbs
- A dash of liquid chicken stock to add extra flavour
- 3-4 tbsp crème fraîche
- Place all the ingredients except the crème fraîche in the slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours.
- Add the crème fraîche just before serving and stir through.