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Sweet Onion & Cherry Pork Chops

 Sweet Onion & Cherry Pork Chops
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
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 3 hours


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 pork chop with 1/4 cup sauce equals 278 calories,

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Sweet Onion & Cherry Pork Chops (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 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.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer