Pork Chops Stuffed with Apples and Dates

Pork Chops Stuffed with Apples and Dates
Summary

Serve up this elegant dish at your next dinner party. It’s packed with flavor and even provides a serving of fruit!

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Cook time
    30 min
  • Servings
    8 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 chop + 5 Tbsps. of stuffing
Dinner Holidays & Entertaining Main Dish Low Sodium
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

8 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 chop + 5 Tbsps. of stuffing
  • Amount per serving Calories 230

  • Total Fat 10g
    • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 45mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
    • Total Sugars 12g
  • Protein 22g
  • Potassium 410mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Fruit, 3 Lean meat, 1 Fat

Dinner Holidays & Entertaining Main Dish Low Sodium
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Gala apples (chopped, unpeeled)
    2 cups
  • sweet Madeira wine (divided)
    2 tbsp
  • pitted dates (diced)
    1/2 cups
  • walnuts (coarsely chopped)
    2 tbsp
  • fresh thyme (minced)
    2 tbsp
  • honey
    1 tsp
  • lean boneless pork chops (4-ounce each, about 3/4-1 inch thick)
    8
  • Salt and pepper to taste
    1
  • canola oil
    2 tsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Combine the wine with the apples, dates, walnuts, thyme, and honey.

  2. Make a horizontal slit in each pork chop. Stuff equal portions of the mixture into each chop.

  3. Sprinkle each chop with salt and pepper.

  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add half the canola oil, and sear 4 of the chops for about 7 to 8 minutes per side. Add the remaining oil to the pan, and repeat with the remaining chops.

  5. *Nutrition facts do not include added salt

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