Pork Chops with Apples and Stuffing

Pork Chops with Apples and Stuffing

Apples and stuffing mix provides a wonderful addition to these pork chops - perfect for dinner.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

servings

1/2
teaspoon butter or margarine, softened
2
unpeeled red baking apples, sliced
2
teaspoons all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
4
bone-in pork loin chops, 3/4 inch thick (about 2 lb), trimmed
1
cup apple juice or apple cider
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/2
cups stuffing mix for pork or chicken (from 12-oz box or 8- or 12-oz canister)
1/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Brush 1/2 teaspoon butter in bottom of 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Spread apple slices in dish. In small bowl, mix flour, brown sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over apples. Sprinkle seasoned salt on both sides of pork; place pork over apples.
  2. In 2-quart saucepan, heat apple juice and 2 tablespoons butter to boiling over medium-high heat. Stir in stuffing mix and cranberries. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff mixture with fork. Scoop 1/2 cup stuffing onto each pork chop.
  3. Spray sheet of foil with cooking spray; place sprayed side down over baking dish. Bake 40 to 50 minutes. Uncover; bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or until pork is no longer pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F. Sprinkle with parsley. To serve, lift pork chops with stuffing to serving plates; serve apples on the side.
Makes 4 servings
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Tips
Dried cherries can be substituted for the dried cranberries.
Red Rome, Cortland and Braeburn are varieties of apples that work well in this recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 520
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 120mg;
  • Sodium 680mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 48g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 23g),
  • Protein 38g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.