Pork Chops With Smothered Apples

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Nov. 18, 2006

This is a new "twist" on classic American favorite "Porkchops and Applesauce". Pork is a very underrated meat, and this recipe shows a fun way to serve a famliar meal!

Ingredients

Smothered apples:
Apple 1⁄2 , sliced into wedges
Applesauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Apple butter/Cinnamon / nutmeg to taste 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Dash
Butter 1 Tablespoon
Porkchops:
Centre cut pork chops 2
Dijon mustard 4 Tablespoon
Margarine 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Paprika To Taste
Powdered garlic To Taste
Powdered onion To Taste
Dried parsley 1 Dash

Directions

MAKING

1) In a pot placed over a medium heat add the apple slices.

2) Add the applesauce, applebutter, butter and a dash of salt to help the apples to break down.

3) Cover with a lid and allow to cook for about 14 to 18 minutes,

stirring occasionally. Add a little water if the mixture appears dry.

4) Pork chops - Season one side of the porkchops with salt, pepper, garlic, onion, paprika and parsely.

5) In a pan over a medium heat, add the margarine and place the pork chops in the pan with the seasoned side down.

6) Immediately repeat the seasoning on the other side.

7) Allow the pork chops to cook for 6 minutes, the flip them over and cook for another 5 to 6 minutes.

FINALIZING

8) Just before taking out the pork chops from the pan, spread about 1 tablespoon of dijon mustard on each side.

SERVING

9) Serve the pork chops immediately with the smothered apples.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
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Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 2