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Pork chops and apples make a perfect pairing for a quick meal that feels like fall.

Adam Hickman
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2012

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 chop, about 1 tablespoon sauce, and 3/4 cup apple mixture)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°.

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  • Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Pat onions dry with a paper towel. Add onions to pan; cook 2 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring once. Add apple to pan; place in oven. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until onions and apple are tender. Stir in 2 teaspoons butter, thyme, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add pork to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove pork from pan; keep warm. Combine broth and flour in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add broth mixture to pan; bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Cook 1 minute or until reduced to 1/4 cup. Stir in vinegar and remaining 1 teaspoon butter. Serve sauce with pork and apple mixture.

Nutrition Facts

240 calories; fat 10g; saturated fat 3.3g; mono fat 4.1g; poly fat 1.4g; protein 24.9g; carbohydrates 11g; fiber 1.5g; cholesterol 84mg; iron 1mg; sodium 379mg; calcium 28mg.
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