Apple Spice Pork Chops

Portions:
4

Serving Size:
1 pork chop, apples and sauce

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Gluten-free

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pork chops
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 medium tart apples

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to broil.
  2. Peel, core, and slice apples.
  3. Broil pork chops in the oven, 4 to 5 minutes on each side.
  4. While pork chops are cooking, melt butter in skillet and stir in brown sugar, salt, pepper, nutmeg, cinnamon and apples.
  5. Cover and cook until apples are tender and sauce begins to thicken.
  6. Spoon sauce over cooked chops and serve.

Helpful hints

  • Marinate pork chops in apple juice, chopped garlic, and pepper for extra flavor.
  • For an alternative to broiling the pork chops, brush chops with oil and cook 5 minutes per side on a hot skillet.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 306

Protein 22 g

Carbohydrates 21 g

Fat 16 g

Cholesterol 88 mg

Sodium 192 mg

Potassium 473 mg

Phosphorus 194 mg

Calcium 39 mg

Fiber 1.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1 fruit, medium potassium
  • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

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