Cinnamon Apple Chops
Give your applesauce a red hot twist to update this family favorite standard. Serve with roasted red potatoes and steamed green beans.
Chunky Applesauce with Cinnamon Red Hot Candies:
1 1/2 cups applesauce
2 tablespoon candies
4 (3/4-inch) boneless pork chops
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon lemon juice
- For Chunky Applesauce with Cinnamon Red Hot Candies: In small saucepan, stir together applesauce and candies. Heat over medium heat, stirring often, until candies are melted; stir well to thoroughly combine.
- For Chops: Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Brush chops lightly with oil and brown chops on both sides, turning once, about 3 to 4 minutes. Sprinkle chops with pepper, add broth and lemon juice. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
- To Serve: Top chops with applesauce.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 280 calories Protein 22 grams Fat 9 grams Sodium 160 milligrams Cholesterol 55 milligrams Saturated Fat 3 grams Carbohydrates 27 grams Fiber 1 grams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.