cover pic for slow cooker instant pot french onion pork chops

{VIDEO} Slow Cooker/Instant Pot French Onion Pork Chops (Low-Carb,Paleo,Whole30)

  • Author: Fit SlowCooker Queen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x


  • 12 pounds pork chops
  • 1 large onion, sliced thinly
  • 2 tbsp dry onion mix (see blog post for homemade)
  • 2 tsp ghee (or more)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup low-sodium broth (or homemade bone broth)
  • 2 tsp oil (for IP)


Slow Cooker

  1. Add onion to the bottom of the slow cooker. Place pork chop on top.
  2. Sprinkle 2 tbsp dry onion mix on top of pork chops. Top with garlic and ghee. Pour broth on top.
  3. Cook HIGH 2-3 hours or LOW 4-6.

Instant Pot

  1. Set Instant Pot to the high saute setting. Heat oil. When hot, add pork chops and sear both sides approximately 2-3 minutes per side. You may have to do this two at a time. Remove pork chops from IP and set aside.
  2. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3-5 minutes. Pour in broth and using a wooden spoon scrape well the bottom of the Instant Pot to remove any bits that stuck to it, make sure you scrape it well to avoid burning during cooking.
  3. Stir in dry onion mix. Nestle in pork chops, making sure each piece gets wet. Top with ghee.
  4. Close lid and seal valve. Set high pressure and cook for 5 minutes, natural release pressure.