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Onion-Apple Pork Chops Recipe

Onion-Apple Pork Chops Recipe

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. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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