Rating: 4.5 stars
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  • 5 star values: 9

This homestyle dinner recipe features pork chops served with an easy homemade applesauce.

Recipe by Cooking Light September 2009

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Credit: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

total:
1 hr
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop and 1/4 cup applesauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • To prepare applesauce, melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add apples to pan; cook 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Add 1/2 cup water, sugar, juice, and 1/8 teaspoon salt to pan; cook 25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cover and cook 25 minutes or until apples are tender. Mash gently with the back of a spoon.

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  • To prepare pork, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Place flour in a shallow dish. Sprinkle pork evenly with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper; dredge pork in flour. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add pork to pan; cook 5 minutes or until golden. Turn pork over; cook 3 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with applesauce.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

402 calories; fat 17.6g; saturated fat 4.8g; mono fat 8.5g; poly fat 3.6g; protein 32.6g; carbohydrates 28.4g; fiber 1.6g; cholesterol 95mg; iron 0.5mg; sodium 483mg; calcium 8mg.
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