Apple Baked Pork Chops

16 Oct Apple Baked Pork Chops

Apple Baked Pork Chops

A hearty dish for cooler weather

  • 2 medium apples (cored and sliced)
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 4 6 oz. pork chops, center cut
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 2 T. raisins (optional)
  • 2 T. brown sugar
  • 2 T. cider vinegar
  • dash pepper (to taste)
  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat (until oil is shimmering), then add the pork chops.
  3. Brown them on each side and then place them in a pre-greased oven-safe pan.
  4. Layer the apples on top of the pork chops.
  5. Deglaze the skillet by adding 1/2 cup of water and stirring it around to pick up all the pork bits.
  6. Pour the oil/water mixture over the apples
  7. and pork chops.
  8. Sprinkle evenly with raisins (optional), cider vinegar, then brown sugar.
  9. Add pepper to taste.
  10. Cover the dish and bake for 30 minutes.
  11. Remove cover and bake an additional 45 minutes.

Potassium: 59
Sodium: 453
Phosphorus: 235