Cinnamon Apple Pork Chops

Cinnamon Apple Pork Chops
Staff Writer

Taste of Home

In addition to substituting regular pork chops for cinnamon apple pork chops, these can also be used to be served as a main dish. See more recipes at tasteofhome.com.

4
Servings
383
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 16 Ounces boneless pork loin chops
  • 2 Tablespoons reduced-fat butter, divided
  • 3 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 4 tart apples, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped pecans

Directions

In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the pork chops with 1 tablespoon of butter for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees. Meanwhile, in a a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.

Remove the chops and keep warm. Add the apples, pecans, and brown sugar mixture with remaining butter to the pain; cook and stir until the apples are tender. Serve with chops. 

Cinnamon Shopping Tip

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Cinnamon Cooking Tip

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
18g
27%
Sugar
24g
N/A
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Cholesterol
82mg
27%
Protein
24g
49%
Carbs
32g
11%
Vitamin A
62µg
7%
Vitamin B12
0.6µg
9.5%
Vitamin B6
0.7mg
34.8%
Vitamin D
0.7µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
0.8mg
3.8%
Vitamin K
6µg
8%
Calcium
32mg
3%
Fiber
6g
22%
Folate (food)
7µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
1µg
N/A
Iron
1mg
7%
Magnesium
38mg
10%
Monounsaturated
7g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
8mg
39%
Phosphorus
298mg
43%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
660mg
19%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
18.1%
Sodium
222mg
9%
Sugars, added
7g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.7mg
49.1%
Trans
0.3g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
15%