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Onion-Apple Pork Chops Recipe
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Onion-Apple Pork Chops Recipe

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You couldn’t ask for a better entree to serve on a fall evening. The apple, pork and maple flavors complement each other perfectly. Rice and steamed broccoli make nice accompaniments, too. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium apple, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/2 cup apple mixture equals 291 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 414 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch 1 fat, 1/2 fruit


  1. Sprinkle chops with garlic salt and lemon pepper. In a large ovenproof skillet, brown chops in oil. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, saute apple and onion in drippings until tender. Stir in broth and syrup. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-7 minutes or until liquid is almost evaporated. Return chops to pan.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Onion-Apple Pork Chops in Healthy Cooking February/March 2012, p50

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Jan. 17, 2013

"It was good but it did lack flavor. Not sure how I would flavor it up - but I would love to make it again. Pork chops were very tender!"

Reviewed Feb. 5, 2012

"Great new recipe to add to my favorites."

Reviewed Feb. 4, 2012

"It was good but lacked a little flavor, yes I would fix it again with a few alterations."

Reviewed Feb. 4, 2012

"This is sooo delish! One bite and my husband was hooked! Very easy and quick too!"

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