Corn Bread- and Bacon-Stuffed Pork Chops

Corn Bread- and Bacon-Stuffed Pork Chops

Turn plain pork chops into something special by baking them with corn bread and bacon stuffing - perfect for a filling dinner!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

6
bone-in pork rib or loin chops, 1 to 1 1/4 inches thick (about 4 lb)
4
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
cup corn bread stuffing crumbs
1/2
cup water
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Make a pocket in each pork chop by cutting into side of chop toward the bone.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Stir in onion and bell pepper. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender; remove from heat. Drain. Stir in stuffing crumbs and water until well mixed. Stir in cheese.
  3. Sprinkle both sides of pork chops with seasoned salt, marjoram and pepper. Fill pockets with about 1/3 cup stuffing. In same skillet, cook pork over medium heat, turning once, until brown.
  4. Place pork chops in 13x9-inch pan. Cover tightly; bake 45 minutes. Uncover; bake about 15 minutes longer or until pork is slightly pink when cut near bone.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Make a pocket in each chop by cutting into side of chop toward the bone.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 335
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
  • Cholesterol 90mg;
  • Sodium 550mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 15g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.