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Deconstructed Pear Pork Chops Recipe

Deconstructed Pear Pork Chops Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 3/4 cup stuffing mixture equals 603 calories, 28 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 127 mg cholesterol, 1,094 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 38 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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