Fruit Stuffed Pork Chops Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Pork loin chops4 (1 1/4 Inch Thick)
 Seedless raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Celery1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Green pepper1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Onion2 Tablespoon, finley chopped
 Apple1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Paprika2 Teaspoon
 Cider/Apple juice1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1421 Calories from Fat 390

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g66.7%

Saturated Fat 14 g69.9%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 312.7 mg

Sodium 752.4 mg31.4%

Total Carbohydrates 164 g54.8%

Dietary Fiber 15.5 g62.1%

Sugars 126.2 g

Protein 100 g200.2%

Vitamin A 119.1% Vitamin C 132.7%

Calcium 20.1% Iron 42.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

About 1 hour and 30 minutes before serving: Preheat oven to 425°F.
Trim excess fat from chops.
Along fat side of each chop, cut pocket, almost to bone.
Combine raisins, celery, green pepper, onion, apple and ginger.
Fill each pocket with about 1 tablespoon stuffing.
Place chops in 10" by 6" by 2" baking dish; cover with any remaining stuffing.
Sprinkle each chop with 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper and 1/4 teaspoon paprika; pour on cider.
Bake, covered, 30 minutes.
Turn chops; sprinkle lightly with salt, pepper and paprika.
Cover; bake 30 minutes longer; uncover; bake 15 minutes more or until fork-tender.
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