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Pocket Pork Chops

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Category: Pork

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tb Defatted chicken stock
  • 1/4 c Finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 c Chopped mushrooms
  • 1/2 Small apple, peeled and
  • Chopped
  • 1 tb Raisins
  • 1/2 sl Whole wheat bread, crumbled
  • 1 tb Chopped parsley
  • 1 ds Each salt & pepper
  • 1/4 ts Italian herbs
  • 2 1 inch thick pork loin chops
  • 1/2 c Unsweetened applesauce
  • Boiling water


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees f. 2. In small skillet heat chicken stock
and saute onion, mushrooms and apples until translucent. 3. In a small bowl
or cup pour boiling water over raisins Set aside a few minutes until
raisins are "plumped." Drain. 4. Stir in raisins, bread crumbs, parsley
and seasonings into mixture in skillet. 5. Cut a deep pocket in each pork
chop. Fill with stuffing and secure with wooden picks. 6. In skillet coated
with non-stick spray, brown chops quickly on both sides. 7. Place chops
side by side in small baking dish. Pour in a little water (just enough to
cover bottom of dish.) 8. Cover and bake 35 to 45 minutes, or until done.
9. Serve chops with applesauce.

To complete menu: Steam and mash 1 1/2 small potatoes and 1/2 cup sliced
green beans.

NOTE: To make your own applesauce, just peel, core and slice an apple and
cook in 2 Tablespoons of water with a dash each of cinnamon and cloves.
Mash apple when tender, and VIOLA! instant apple sauce.

DAM CARDS: 1 Bread
: 3 Meat
: 1 Vegetable
: 2 Fruit

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