Pork Chops and Apples

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
medium unpeeled cooking apple, sliced
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
2
bone-in pork rib chops, about 3/4 inch thick (about 1/4 pound each)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place apples in 1 1/2-quart rectangular casserole. Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon. Cover with foil; bake 15 minutes.
  • 2 Trim fat from edge of pork. Spray 8- or 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes. Cook pork in hot skillet about 6 minutes, turning once, until light brown.
  • 3 Place pork in single layer on apples. Cover and bake 10 to 12 minutes or until pork is no longer pink when cut near the bone, meat thermometer reads 145°F and apples are tender.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Follow cook times for pork carefully. Today’s pork is lean and requires shorter cooking times. Overcooking pork will make it tough.

Use a sharp knife to cut most of the fat from pork chops, being careful not to cut into the meat.

Serve hearty rye bread and pickled beets to complete an Oktoberfest menu.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
14%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
23g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.