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Deconstructed Pear Pork Chops Recipe

Deconstructed Pear Pork Chops Recipe

You'll be tempted to eat this main dish with all the delicious flavors of a stuffed pork chop straight out of the pan. But save some for your guests—it's sure to wow them at the dinner table! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 package (6 ounces) corn bread stuffing mix
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium pears, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced


  • 1. Prepare stuffing mix according to package directions. Meanwhile, sprinkle chops with pepper and salt. In a large skillet, brown pork chops in butter. Sprinkle with pears and red pepper.
  • 2. Top with stuffing and onions. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 3/4 cup stuffing mixture: 603 calories, 28g fat (14g saturated fat), 127mg cholesterol, 1094mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 5g fiber), 38g protein.

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Cook_aholic User ID: 797539 261778
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2017

"This recipe has way too much sodium per serving for my family. I lowered the sodium 938 milligrams per serving by leaving out the 1/4t of salt called for in the recipe and by making my own cornbread and crumbling it. I don't add salt to my cornbread, use the easy recipe on the box and also use no-sodium baking powder."

dgstone User ID: 1257747 256470
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2016

"I haven't made this but wonder if you could use regularl stuffing as I don't like cornbread?"

KelliHill User ID: 6768571 125996
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2012

"This was easy and delicious, the whole family loved it! Will be making this over and over"

boatdrink User ID: 1884270 181263
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2012

"I made this last night for dinner and it was delicious! It could easily be stretched to have 6 pork chops and still have enough stuffing."

cooley2 User ID: 4942138 198658
Reviewed May. 8, 2012

"Love this recipe and very tasty!"

amanda.eick14 User ID: 6615661 187520
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2012

"easy and a hit with the whole family."

sprout716 User ID: 3695550 181262
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2012

"I tried this recipe the other day and it was a hit with the family! Everyone kept going back to the pan for more. This had a nice mix of flavor and texture and left us enough for a second meal."

Ajaxmolly User ID: 6493842 120202
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2012

"I enjoyed the simplicity, even tho I had to make sure I had all the ingredients at the same time. I added a little olive oil with the butter to make sure the pork chops didn't stick to the pan. It makes a nice visually attractive dish, and is very tasty, too!"

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