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Au Gratin Taters N Chops Recipe

Au Gratin Taters N Chops Recipe

"This easy entree will please adults and children alike," promises Laura Starkey of Manhattan, Kansas. "I made it often as a college student, decreasing the number chops to two so I would have great-tasting leftovers for lunch or dinner the next day."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 4 ounces each)
  • 1 package (4.9 ounces) au gratin potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, brown pork chops in oil on both sides. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine potatoes and sauce mix according to package directions. Spoon into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Arrange chops over potatoes.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until meat juices run clear and potatoes are tender. Sprinkle cheese and bacon over chops. Bake 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop equals 315 calories, 14 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 641 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.