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Deconstructed Pear Pork Chops Recipe
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Deconstructed Pear Pork Chops Recipe

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You'll be tempted to eat this main dish with all the delicious flavors of a stuffed pork chop straight out of the pan. But save some for your guests—it's sure to wow them at the dinner table! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) corn bread stuffing mix
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium pears, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 3/4 cup stuffing mixture: 603 calories, 28g fat (14g saturated fat), 127mg cholesterol, 1094mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 5g fiber), 38g protein .

Directions

  1. Prepare stuffing mix according to package directions. Meanwhile, sprinkle chops with pepper and salt. In a large skillet, brown pork chops in butter. Sprinkle with pears and red pepper.
  2. Top with stuffing and onions. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Deconstructed Pear Pork Chops in Simple & Delicious December/January 2012, p17

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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


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KelliHill 125996
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2012

"This was easy and delicious, the whole family loved it! Will be making this over and over"

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boatdrink 181263
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2012

"I made this last night for dinner and it was delicious! It could easily be stretched to have 6 pork chops and still have enough stuffing."

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cooley2 198658
Reviewed May. 8, 2012

"Love this recipe and very tasty!"

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amanda.eick14 187520
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2012

"Easy and a hit with the whole family."

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sprout716 181262
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2012

"I tried this recipe the other day and it was a hit with the family! Everyone kept going back to the pan for more. This had a nice mix of flavor and texture and left us enough for a second meal."

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Ajaxmolly 120202
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2012

"I enjoyed the simplicity, even tho I had to make sure I had all the ingredients at the same time. I added a little olive oil with the butter to make sure the pork chops didn't stick to the pan. It makes a nice visually attractive dish, and is very tasty, too!"

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