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Pork Chops with Whole Wheat Prune Stuffing

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  Pork loin chops 36 Ounce (4 Pieces, 9 Ounce Each, 1 1/4 Inches Thick, With Pocket For Stuffing)
  Chopped celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sliced green onion 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Dried marjoram leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated orange peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat bread slices 2 , cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  Pitted prunes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut up

Brown chops conventionally on both sides.
Set aside.
In small mixing bowl, combine celery, onion and butter.
Cover with plastic wrap.
Microwave at High for 2 minutes.
Stir in marjoram, salt, orange peel and pepper.
Add bread cubes and prunes.
Mix well.
Fill each pocket with one-fourth of stuffing.
Arrange chops on roasting rack with bone-side toward center of rack.
Cover with wax paper.
Microwave at 70% (Medium High) for 16 to 21 minutes, or until pork near bone is no longer pink, turning chops over and rotating rack once.
Let stand, covered, for 3 minutes.
Garnish each chop with orange zest if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2338 Calories from Fat 1067

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 119 g182.9%

Saturated Fat 46.5 g232.3%

Trans Fat 0.9 g

Cholesterol 768.8 mg256.3%

Sodium 1879.1 mg78.3%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.5%

Dietary Fiber 11.3 g45%

Sugars 30.1 g

Protein 221 g442.3%

Vitamin A 68.3% Vitamin C 36.6%

Calcium 41% Iron 66.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pork Chops With Whole Wheat Prune Stuffing Recipe