Make an entire pork dinner with these crock-pot recipes
Cost per serving: $1.31
Take advantage of fall produce with this tasty, super-cheap recipe that incorporates apples. Use Granny Smith apples instead of Golden Delicious to add a tart bite, or use one Golden Delicious and one Granny Smith.
See recipe: Braised Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes and Apples
Cost per serving: $2.16
This recipe calls for duck or plum sauce, but if you can’t find it in the grocery store, substitute apple butter.
See recipe: Tangy Asian Meatballs
Cost per serving: $3.48
Put away that take-out menu—make these sweet and savory pork ribs at home, in your slow cooker.
See recipe: Sticky Pork Ribs
Cost per serving: $1.58
Hominy is a delicious, grainy (and very budget-friendly!) ingredient that adds heft to any meal. Here it’s paired with pork shoulder in a sauce made with canned tomatoes and―would you believe it?―a bottle of beer.
See recipe: Pork and Hominy Stew
Cost per serving: $1.47
Fire up that slow cooker, toast some buns and enjoy this classic dish anytime, for only $1.47 per serving.
Recipe: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
Cost per serving: $1.47
Make dinnertime special with this memorable meal. You will need a larger slow cooker for this recipe, such as a 7-quart. If the ham is slightly too big, trim it until it fits. The meat will shrink as it cooks.
See recipe: Red-Currant-Pomegranate Glazed Ham
Cost per serving: $3.17
Slow-cooker recipes always have a leg up on the competition because they can cook while you're at work all day and require almost no effort from pot to plate.
See recipe: Pork Loin with Cherries
Cost per Serving: $5.54
Who wouldn't want these easy baby back ribs?
See recipe: Slow-Cooked Baby Back Ribs
Cost per serving: $1.71
Braising the meat in the slow cooker makes it so tender it slides off the bone; a glaze featuring Dijon mustard, molasses, brown sugar and vinegar makes it lip-smacking tasty.
See recipe: Molasses-and-Mustard-Glazed Ribs
Cost per serving: $2.44
Complete this hearty slow-cooker supper by serving it with rice and a vegetable. To up the nutritional value, substitute brown rice for white rice and add a side of fresh steamed broccoli.
See recipe: Honey-Soy Braised Pork Shoulder
Cost per serving: $2.84
This classic recipe tastes delicious as is, but you can turn up the heat even more if you'd like. Simply stir some cayenne into the barbecue sauce mixture or pass hot sauce at the table.
See recipe: Pork and Beans
Cost per serving: $1.77
Offer a salad and a loaf of crusty bread on the side, or cook 1 lb. rigatoni, place in a large bowl and ladle the stew on top.
See recipe: Sausage and Eggplant Stew