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Deconstructed Pear Pork Chops

 Deconstructed Pear Pork Chops
"I could eat this straight out of the pan!" one tester said after sampling this sweet and savory main dish with all the delicious flavors of a stuffed pork chop. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.