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Broiled Pork Chops with
Vegetable Medley and Cinnamon Apples

Broiled Pork Chops with Vegetable Medley and Cinnamon ApplesSimple broiled pork chops accompany sautéed apples and a favorite vegetable for an easy, yet satisfying supper.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 center cut pork chops, 1 1/4-inch thick
Salt and pepper, to taste

Vegetable Medley:
2 cups mixed sliced summer squash
1 cup sliced carrots
Vinaigrette dressing (your favorite)

Cinnamon Apples:
2 tart green apples, cored and sliced into thin rings
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cooking Directions:

  1. Season chops with salt and pepper. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat source for 8 to 10 minutes per side until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 160°F (70°C). Serve immediately with vegetable medley and cinnamon apples.
  2. Vegetable Medley: Steam summer squash and carrots. Toss with your favorite vinaigrette dressing.
  3. Cinnamon Apples: Melt butter in heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Saute apple rings until tender, 5 to 6 minutes. Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir gently to blend.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 329 calories; Protein: 24 grams;; Fat: 17 grams; Sodium: 206 milligrams; Cholesterol: 74 milligrams; Saturated Fat: 5 grams; Carbohydrates: 21 grams; Fiber: 4 grams.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.