Elegant Cherry Pork Chops
Cindy Roberts of Springfield, Missouri won 1st Place at the Ozark Empire Fair with this simple, slow-cooker recipe.
4 boneless pork chops, 3/4-inch thick
Freshly ground black pepper
1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling
1 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon granules
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground mace
- Sprinkle pork chops with pepper. Brown in a large skillet, on medium-high heat about 3 minutes per side.
- In slow cooker, stir together cherry pie filling, chicken bouillon granules, lemon juice and ground mace. Place the browned pork chops on top of the cherry mixture. Cover and cook on the low-heat setting 5 hours or until pork is tender.
- Place chops on serving plate and pour some of the cherry sauce on top and garnish with parsley or kale.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 recipe): Calories: 235 calories; Protein: 22 grams;Fat: 3 grams; Sodium: 255 milligrams; Cholesterol: 56 milligrams; Saturated Fat: 0 grams; Carbohydrates: 32 grams; Fiber: 1 grams.
Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.