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Glazed Pork Chops and Apples Recipe
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Glazed Pork Chops and Apples Recipe

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This hearty dish was always a family favorite when I was growing up. Mom called the tender chops "fried monkey ears!" Now it's a favorite meal with my own family. —Kathy Barry, Lake Forest, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 3/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 2 medium tart apples, thinly sliced
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/2 cup apples equals 250 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 406 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Sprinkle pork chops with sage and salt. In a large skillet, brown chops in oil on both sides. Transfer to an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  2. Stir flour into the pan drippings until blended. Gradually stir in broth and vinegar. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat.
  3. Arrange apples over chops; sprinkle with brown sugar. Drizzle with broth mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Glazed Pork Chops and Apples in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p19

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/2 cup apples equals 250 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 406 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Aug. 28, 2011

"Good, easy dinner. Contains a LOT o f sugar, which I think can be replaced by using a sweeter apple. Otherwise, pretty good. Served with rice or sweet potatoes and a salad, even my five year old cleaned his plate!"

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Reviewed Mar. 28, 2011

"Good recipe, easy to make and perfect for picky children. Mine love apples so it was a win and we all love the little bit of sweetness."

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Reviewed Sep. 30, 2010

"This is a great recipe for anyone who is diabetic...I cut down on the sage a bit and it tasted wonderful!!!"

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Reviewed Jun. 18, 2010

"I substituted apple juice and regular vinegar for the broth and cider-vinegar and the whole family loved it!"

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Reviewed Jan. 28, 2009

"You can use Splenda instead of the sugar and still have the same great taste.

MEB"

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