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Contest-Winning Pork Chops with Apple Stuffing Recipe

Contest-Winning Pork Chops with Apple Stuffing Recipe

Here's an easy way to dress up plain old pork chops&151;top them with a moist apple stuffing! Apples and pork always seem to go together so well...this makes a wonderful fall meal. —Alta Looney of Howard, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
  • 3 cups day-old cubed bread, toasted
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add pork chops; toss to coat. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, brown chops for about 3 minutes on each side. Transfer to a shallow 2-1/2-qt. baking dish.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the bread cubes, apples, celery, onion, poultry seasoning, pepper and remaining salt; toss to coat. Add water and butter; toss to coat.
  • 3. Place 1/2 cup of stuffing on each pork chop. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 pork chop with stuffing) equals 345 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 787 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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