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Applesauce Pork Chops

 Applesauce Pork Chops
For a deliciously sweet meal, these pork chops are perfect. It is the makes such a wonderful supper you will want to make it often.—Elaine Anderson, New Galilee, Pennsylvania
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.


  • 4 rib pork chops (1/2 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large red apple
  • 1-1/2 cups applesauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (6 ounces) chicken-flavored wild rice mix
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water


  • In a skillet over medium-high heat, brown pork chops in oil on both
  • sides; drain. Cut four thin wedges from apple; set aside. Peel and
  • chop remaining apple. Add chopped apple, applesauce, water, onion,
  • Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, salt and pepper to skillet.
  • Cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes or until meat juices run clear.
  • Meanwhile, prepare rice according to package directions. Remove pork
  • chops and keep warm. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth;
  • stir into apple mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2
  • minutes. Return chops to skillet and heat through.
  • Serve with rice. Garnish with reserved apple wedges. Yield: 4

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Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer