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Saucy Apple Pork Chops Recipe

"My mother gave me the recipe for these juicy pork chops oven-baked in a slightly sweet sauce," writes Amy Church of Camby, Indiana. This effortless entree is a snap to prepare and a tempting way to use up leftover applesauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups applesauce
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the applesauce, sugar, soy sauce, garlic and ginger; mix well. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a skillet, brown pork chops in butter; place over applesauce mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 30 minutes or until meat is tender. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 267 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 65 mg cholesterol, 378 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.