Pork Chops Stuffed with Apples and Dates

Pork Chops Stuffed with Apples and Dates
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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
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

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Gala apples (chopped, unpeeled)
    2 cup
  • sweet Madeira wine (divided)
    2 tbsp
  • pitted dried dates (diced)
    1/2 cup
  • 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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