Pork with Blueberry Herb Sauce Recipe
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Pork with Blueberry Herb Sauce Recipe

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A different and delicious way to use blueberries, this tangy, sweet-savory sauce would also be great over chicken. The blend of berries and balsamic is wonderful! —Libby Walp, Chicago
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon fresh sage or 1/4 teaspoon dried sage leaves

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/4 cup sauce: 343 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 364mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1 starch, 5 lean meat 1/2 frui


  1. In a small bowl, combine the garlic, pepper, salt and cayenne; sprinkle over pork.
  2. In a large ovenproof skillet coated with cooking spray, brown pork chops. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Remove pork and keep warm.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to the pan. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, about 8 minutes. Serve with pork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pork with Blueberry Herb Sauce in Healthy Cooking June/July 2011, p31

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Apr. 6, 2015

"This was really good. I would have never put blueberries with pork chops, but it really worked. I will definitely make these again."

Reviewed Apr. 28, 2012

"I have made this several times and follow recipe exactly and it always turns out wonderful. My husband said this is a keeper!"

Reviewed Apr. 27, 2012

"What a wonderful flavor combination. Sweet yet tangy. Hubby says to add this to the favorites list!"

Reviewed Jan. 30, 2012

"Great simple recipe! Loved it!"

Reviewed Jul. 26, 2011

"Easy and soooo delicious! I grilled my porkchops and simmered the other ingredients on the stove."

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