Print Options

Back to Pork Chops with Sliced Pears >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Pork Chops with Sliced Pears

 Pork Chops with Sliced Pears
Pear slices make a satisfying alternative to apples in this down-home pork chop dish. Dress up the easy entree even further by adding a hint of brown sugar for sweetness. —Kathy Stooksbury, Aiken, South Carolina
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.


  • 1 can (15 ounces) pear halves
  • 6 bone-in pork chops (3/4 inch thick)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard


  • Drain pears, reserving the juice; cut pears into slices and set
  • aside. In a large skillet, brown the pork chops in butter. Transfer
  • to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, mustard and reserved pear
  • juice. Pour over chops; top with pear slices.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a thermometer
  • reads 160°. Yield: 6 servings.
Wine: This recipe pairs well with a light red wine.: Taste of Home Special Offer: Enjoy this recipe with Tangley Oaks Pinot Noir 2012 CA, pinot nose with great raspberry and plum flavors...a perfectly balanced lighter wine. Buy now and get 4 bottles for $59.99. Order Now