Pork Chops with Apples and Stuffing

Scoop apple and stuffing mix onto pork chops – a wonderful dinner in a new way!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
teaspoon butter or margarine, softened
2
unpeeled red baking apples, sliced
2
teaspoons all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
4
bone-in pork loin chops, 3/4 inch thick (about 2 lb), trimmed
1
cup apple juice or apple cider
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/2
cups stuffing mix for pork or chicken (from 12-oz box or 8- or 12-oz canister)
1/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Brush 1/2 teaspoon butter in bottom of 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Spread apple slices in dish. In small bowl, mix flour, brown sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over apples. Sprinkle seasoned salt on both sides of pork; place pork over apples.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat apple juice and 2 tablespoons butter to boiling over medium-high heat. Stir in stuffing mix and cranberries. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff mixture with fork. Scoop 1/2 cup stuffing onto each pork chop.
  • 3 Spray sheet of foil with cooking spray; place sprayed side down over baking dish. Bake 40 to 50 minutes. Uncover; bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or until pork is no longer pink in center and meat thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F. Sprinkle with parsley. To serve, lift pork chops with stuffing to serving plates; serve apples on the side.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    520
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    120mg
    120%;
    Sodium
    680mg
    680%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    48g
    48%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    23g
    23%
    ),
    Protein
    38g
    38%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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