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 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 6

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.

Expert Tips

Make a pocket in each chop by cutting into side of chop toward the bone.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
335
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
550mg
550%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.