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Apple-Topped Pork Chops

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

This tasty entree features pork, apples and honey. Everyone likes it, and I've given the recipe out many times. Sometimes I slice the apples into rings and place one on each chop when serving them. —Helen Koehler of Marshalltown, Iowa

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened apple juice, divided
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

Directions

  1. In a nonstick skillet, brown pork chops on both sides in oil. Place in an 11x7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Add wine or broth to the skillet, stirring to loosen brown bits. Pour over chops. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in the same skillet, saute apples in butter for 3-4 minutes. Add 1/2 cup apple juice and honey; cook for 1-2 minutes. Spoon over chops. Bake, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes or until heated through. Remove chops and apples to a serving platter and keep warm, reserving pan juices.
  3. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch and remaining apple juice until smooth; add reserved pan juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve over pork and apples.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 338 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 69mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fruit, 1 fat.

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  • homemadewithlove
    Jul 22, 2014

    My teen daughter made this for dinner and since we were low on honey she used a bit of brown sugar. These were wonderful, light, and delicious!

  • jcrist6411
    Apr 1, 2013

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  • pmbsantiago
    Dec 26, 2012

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  • char04
    Oct 22, 2011

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  • betty151boop
    Jan 10, 2011

    Very good. . . Easy to make. . . Love the gravy. I seasoned the pork chops like i normally would. I really like the cooked apples. .. made the dish very light and tasty.

  • Ronelle
    Feb 10, 2010

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  • Ruthie74
    Jan 22, 2009

    We all felt this was flavorless.

  • sampic
    Dec 7, 2008

    This was a big hit at supper. We loved it. The pork chops were moist not dry. This one falls in my favorite and rates 5*.

  • amytheteach
    Feb 4, 2008

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  • vreberg
    Oct 21, 2006

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