Apple Stuffed Pork Chops

The apple stuffing is a nice complement to this entrée adding a sweet/tangy flavor. Low in sodium and only 1 carb serving per apple stuffed pork chop serving.

Apple Stuffed Pork Chops

Ingredients

Serving size: 1/2 pork chop (6 ounces)
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Ingredients

4  
pork chops
4 teaspoons
olive oil
2  
apples (large, peeled, diced)
2  
celery stalks (medium, diced)
1  
onion (small, diced)
4 cups
white bread (low sodium, cut into cubes and left to air dry overnight)
1⁄4 cup
balsamic vinegar
1⁄4 cup
water

Directions

Instructions

  • Turn the oven to 300°F.
  • Slice each pork chop horizontally to make a pocket. Make sure not to cut all the way through.
  • Heat 2 tsp of olive oil in large skillet.
  • Sauté the diced apples, celery, and onion over medium heat for about 3-5 mins until soft.
  • Mix in bread cubes.
  • Stir in balsamic vinegar and water. Make sure everything is completely moist.
  • Continue cooking for 2-3 minutes, stirring often.
  • Once completely heated through, stuff each pork chop. Put any remaining stuffing to the side in a bowl.
  • Heat the remaining 2 tsp of olive oil in the skillet on high heat.
  • Once the oil is hot, cook each pork chop about 1-2 mins on each side to make them a light golden color.
  • Organize each seared pork chop in a baking dish and place the remaining stuffing around them.
  • Use aluminum foil to cover dish and place in preheated oven.
  • Bake for 30 mins.  
  • Serve with extra stuffing and enjoy!

Nutritional Analysis

Per serving
Calories: 216 kcal
Protein: 19 g
Carbohydrates: 18 g
Dietary Fiber: 2 g
Phosphorus: 213 mg
Potassium: 389 mg
Sodium: 120 mg