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Apple-Onion Pork Chops Recipe
Apple-Onion Pork Chops Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Apple-Onion Pork Chops Recipe

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Jean McCormick simmers these tender chops with a sweet-and-sour medley of onions and apple. "This goes nicely with parsley potatoes and a crisp salad," she writes from Deer Park, New York.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 50 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 50 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 lean boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 cups sliced red onions (1/2-inch slices)
  • 1 large tart apple, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1 pork chop with 1 cup onion mixture) equals 300 calories, 14 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 63 mg carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

Directions

  1. Sprinkle both sides of pork chops with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet, brown chops in 1 tablespoon oil on both sides over medium-high heat. Remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, cook onions and apple in remaining oil over low heat until golden brown, about 30 minutes.
  2. Return pork chops to the pan. Add vinegar; cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 18-20 minutes or until meat is tender. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Apple-Onion Pork Chops in Quick Cooking November/December 2003, p54

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1 pork chop with 1 cup onion mixture) equals 300 calories, 14 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 63 mg carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Nov. 3, 2010

Not bad, but nothing extraordinary either.

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