Onion-Apple Pork Chops
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
2 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
- 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
- Sprinkle chops with garlic salt and lemon-pepper. In a large
- ovenproof skillet, brown chops in oil. Remove and keep warm.
- 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.
- 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.