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Apple-Leek Pork Chops Recipe
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Apple-Leek Pork Chops Recipe

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"The sweet and savory combination of apples and leeks goes so well with these golden pork chops," says Elaine Williams of Sebastopol, California. "This dish is nice served with rice."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 medium tart green apple, sliced
  • 1 medium leek (white portion only), sliced
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 cups hot cooked long grain and wild rice mix

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 pork chop and 1 cup sauce with 1 cup rice) equals 508 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 1,282 mg sodium, 74 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a nonstick skillet, brown pork chops in oil for 3-4 minutes. Turn chops; add apple and leek. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Add the apple juice, orange peel, rosemary, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water until smooth; add to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with rice. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Apple-Leek Pork Chops in Light & Tasty February/March 2001, p16

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 pork chop and 1 cup sauce with 1 cup rice) equals 508 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 1,282 mg sodium, 74 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

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Reviewed Feb. 23, 2010

"This is great!"

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"Ymmy!"

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