Friday, November 20, 2009

Apple Pork Chops

More Apples!

Let's cook something savory with apples.  I just happened to have pork chops and thought apples might add a little more flavor to the dish.  Here it is and I hope you like it.


Yes, there is more raw meat but hey it is pork chops!

Chop onions.

Season chops on both sides with salt and pepper.

Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to a skillet.

Add onions and cook until tender.  Then remove and set aside.

Meantime,  core the apple.   I used a Granny Smith for this recipe.

Peel and chop the apple.

Add chops to hot oil and brown on both sides.

When browned,  remove and put into a baking dish.  Place the cooked onion and chopped apples on top of each chop.  In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, mustard, cloves, water and wine.  

Pour over chops.  Cover and bake for 30 to 45 minutes in a preheated oven at 375 degrees.

Happy Eating!

Apple Pork Chops

1 tablespoon olive oil
¼ cup chopped onion
2  (1/2 inch thick) pork chops
¼ teaspoon salt
Ground black pepper to taste

1 apple cored, peeled and sliced
1 tablespoon brown sugar
¼ teaspoon ground mustard
Light sprinkle of ground clove
½ cup hot water
¼ cup white wine

Serves: 2

Heat oil in large skillet. Sauté onion for 1 minute, or until tender.  Remove onion and set aside.  Season both side of chops with salt and pepper.  Brown pork chops on both sides in remaining oil.

Place chops in baking dish. Top each chop with cooked onions and sliced apples.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, mustard, cloves, water and wine.  Pour over chops.  Cover and bake for 30 to 45 minutes.

Happy Eating!

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