Iowa Stuffed Pork Chops with Sweet Apple Dressing

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Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This recipe is simple and very good.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut 2 inch pockets into chops from bone side so dressing stays in.
  2. In bowl combine apples,bread,sugar,cinnamon and salt.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Stuff into pockets of pork chops.
  5. Place chops in a 9x13 baking dish.
  6. Pour Melted butter or marg.
  7. over chops and bake at 350.
  8. When chops have browned,add 1 cup of water and cover with foil.
  9. Bake for 2 hours.
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4 5

I'll make these again, but I'll definitely change things. It would even be nice enough for company -- with some changes. I liked the sound of this recipe, but my husband and I agreed that while the filling was deliciously sweet, the pork was bland and needed something like a sauce. I did change things. I used a pork loin roast and filled it jelly-roll style with this apple filling, but I'm sure it would have been the same with pork chops. I did pour about 2 tsp. each of nutmeg and cinnamon on the pork loin before adding the filling. With the leftovers I'm planning on making a sauce of 1/4 of the apple filling combined with melted (30 sec. in microwave) apple jelly. Next time I make this recipe I will not use the bread in the filling as that was just mush and I'll leave out the salt as it didn't help the flavors.

4 5

I made this for my grandchildren who liked them very much! I used boneless chops and was able to stand them open-side-up in my baking dish.