Homemade applesauce takes just minutes in the microwave, making a classic sweet-tart complement for pork chops.

Maureen Callahan
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2007

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop and 6 tablespoons applesauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine the first 5 ingredients in a medium microwave-safe bowl, and toss well. Cover with plastic wrap, and microwave at HIGH 12 minutes or until tender. Cool 5 minutes. Place apple mixture in a food processor, and process until smooth. Stir in 1/8 teaspoon salt.

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork on both sides with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper; add to pan. Cook 4 minutes on each side or until pork is done. Let stand 5 minutes. Serve with applesauce.

Nutrition Facts

251 calories; calories from fat 29%; fat 8.1g; saturated fat 2.5g; mono fat 3.8g; poly fat 1.1g; protein 25.4g; carbohydrates 18.6g; fiber 1.5g; cholesterol 62mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 278mg; calcium 35mg.
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