Pork Chops with Whole Wheat Prune Stuffing
|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|
|Dried marjoram leaves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Grated orange peel||1⁄2 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.
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.
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.
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