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Pork Chops 'n' Pierogies Recipe

Pork Chops 'n' Pierogies Recipe

"This meal-n-one dish is a different way to use pierogies," says Greta Igl of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 frozen potato and onion pierogies
  • 2 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 medium sweet onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 medium Golden Delicious apple, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar

Directions

  • 1. Cook pierogies according to package directions. Meanwhile, sprinkle pork chops with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. In a large skillet, cook chops in 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat until juices run clear; remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same skillet, saute onion in remaining butter for 3 minutes. Add apple; saute until almost tender. Stir in the sugar, vinegar, and remaining salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Drain pierogies. Add pork chops and pierogies to skillet; stir to coat. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 each) equals 730 calories, 33 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 154 mg cholesterol, 1,207 mg sodium, 72 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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