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Sweet Onion & Cherry Pork Chops Recipe
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Sweet Onion & Cherry Pork Chops Recipe

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When I want to jump-start supper, I opt for these tender pork chops. The sweet and savory cherry sauce makes this recipe a keeper. Try serving it with wild rice pilaf. —Stephanie Ray, Foley, MN
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 3 hours
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 3 hours
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen pitted tart cherries, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet onion
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cold water

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/4 cup sauce equals 278 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 425 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker, combine the first five ingredients; top with pork chops. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Remove meat to a serving platter; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer to a small saucepan. Bring liquid to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with meat. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Onion & Cherry Pork Chops in Country Woman August/September 2009, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/4 cup sauce equals 278 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 425 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

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

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Reviewed Oct. 8, 2013

This recipe looked great and I planned to triple it to make in a larger slow cooker to serve more people. I'm sure it is delicious, as my adaptation (in which I made many changes) came out great. I couldn't find frozen cherries so I used cranberries; didn't want to use honey so substituted brown sugar and orange juice. I'm sure it would be absolutely wonderful with the cherries. The cranberries and orange gave it a whole different flavor, but a delicious one. Would definitely make this again and will continue the hunt for frozen cherries.

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Reviewed Mar. 20, 2011

I made this recently and will certainly make it again! Very tasty and a "keeper"!

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