Serving Size:
1 pork chop

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis


  • 1/2 cup celery
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley to taste
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups soft bread cubes
  • 6 center loin pork chops, cut 1-1/2" thick with a pocket


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Chop celery and onion.
  2. Melt margarine in a saucepan. Add water, celery, onion, parsley and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Simmer until vegetables are tender. 
  3. Place bread cubes into a mixing bowl. Add margarine mixture and mix well to combine. Set aside. 
  4. Season pork chops with remaining black pepper. In a skillet, brown chops on each side. 
  5. Divide bread mixture and stuff each chop. If necessary, use a skewer or toothpick to keep chops closed. 
  6. Spray baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Place chops in pan, cover, and bake for 1 hour.

Helpful hints

  • Thick pork chops provide a large amount of protein for those who need it.
  •  If you are on a low protein diet, consider dividing the cooked pork chop into 2 servings to help meet your protein goal.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 328

Protein 30 g

Carbohydrates 7 g

Fat 20 g

Cholesterol 95 mg

Sodium 223 mg

Potassium 451 mg

Phosphorus 268 mg

Calcium 50 mg

Fiber 0.6 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 4 meat
  • 1/2 starch

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