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Onion-Apple Pork Chops

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

2 servings

You couldn’t ask for a better entree to serve on a fall evening. The apple, pork and maple flavors complement each other perfectly. Rice and steamed broccoli make nice accompaniments, too. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
Onion-Apple Pork Chops Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium apple, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

Directions

  1. Sprinkle chops with garlic salt and lemon pepper. In a large ovenproof skillet, brown chops in oil. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, saute apple and onion in drippings until tender. Stir in broth and syrup. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-7 minutes or until liquid is almost evaporated. Return chops to pan.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°.

Nutrition Facts

1 pork chop with 1/2 cup apple mixture: 291 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 414mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

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