Cinnamon-Apple Pork Chops Recipe

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Cinnamon-Apple Pork Chops Recipe
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Cinnamon-Apple Pork Chops Recipe

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4.5 64 72
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When I found this recipe online years ago, it quickly became a favorite. The ingredients are easy to keep on hand, and the one-pan cleanup is a bonus. —Christina Price, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter, divided
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 medium tart apples, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans

Directions

In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add pork chops; cook 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
Remove chops; keep warm. Add apples, pecans, brown sugar mixture and remaining butter to pan; cook and stir until apples are tender. Serve with chops. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Originally published as Cinnamon-Apple Pork Chops in Healthy Cooking August/September 2008, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 2/3 cup apple mixture: 316 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 232mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 4g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter, divided
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 medium tart apples, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add pork chops; cook 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  2. Remove chops; keep warm. Add apples, pecans, brown sugar mixture and remaining butter to pan; cook and stir until apples are tender. Serve with chops. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Originally published as Cinnamon-Apple Pork Chops in Healthy Cooking August/September 2008, p49

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Bonnie User ID: 9250664 276096
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2017

"This is the easiest and most delicious dish to make. I don't care for pork chops, but I loved these. Served it with sweet pototoes and green beans, quite healthy ."

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ojc0806 User ID: 4482783 274615
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2017

"Great fall recipe wouldn't change a thing."

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Karen User ID: 7905510 267795
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2017

"My husband's favorite pork chop recipe. easy to cook and have ingredients in my pantry. Great taste with pork, apples, sauce and pecans. I add pork back while apples get soft to keep them warm. Delicious!"

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ryanswife User ID: 2152282 264106
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2017

"We really liked this recipe. Very tasty and easy to make."

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Reviewed Jan. 25, 2017

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Kevin User ID: 8984501 258029
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2016

"Had to give it 5 stars. My wife, who isn't a fan of pork chops at all, agreed to this because of the apples and she loved it! Very tasted!"

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 256903
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2016

"Nice fall meal. I used Granny Smith apples and left out the pecans."

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stews12 User ID: 8936558 254340
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2016

"awesome"

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paul3303 User ID: 1713232 254306
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2016

"Apples and pork are a match made in heaven. Very good recipe. Thank you."

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comere2me User ID: 8803337 246006
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2016

"Simple, delicious, loved it!"

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