Pork Chops and Applesauce Gravy

Total Time
2hrs
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

I clipped this out of one of our local papers. It's alittle different way of preparing chops and quite YUMMY!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in skillet and brown chops at least 2 minutes per side.
  2. You want a brown crust to form on the meat.
  3. Layer chops in a casserole dish, they can overlap.
  4. Now, add the flour, salt, pepper and garlic salt to the remaining fat in the pan.
  5. Stir to mix well.
  6. Add the boiling water and blend thoroughly.
  7. Cook 3 to 5 minutes until it thickens.
  8. Add applesauce and lemon juice, mix well and pour this entire mixture over the chops in the casserole.
  9. Bake 1 1/2 hrs at 400 degrees.
  10. Check for doneness, depending on the size of the chops you may need to cook an additional 15 minutes.
Most Helpful

4 5

My family loves the apple and pork chop combo. Referencing a family recipe I browned the pork chops in the oil with a little cinnamon. I then topped the pork chops, once placed in the baking dish with a little more cinnamon and garlic powder. Then topped that with a 1/2 cup more of applesauce. Then added the gravy. My family loved it. Thanks for a new spin on the apple/pork combo.

5 5

This was yummy. I added a little extra oil to the pan before I put the flour in. I also put in a package of beef oxo to add a little more colour. I did it all in my cast iron fry pan, so I didn't even have to wash an extra pan. I didn't have the burning problem that Lydia's Mama had, but perhaps her oven is a little hotter. I know I have to knock the temp. down 50 degrees on anything I cook in mine. We poured the gravy over rice and it went very well.

3 5

This recipe was OK. Didn't work too well when I added the flour mixture to the fat drippings in the pan. Just kind of made little fried flour balls. Anyway, the pork chops were very tender, which I liked, but the applesauce gravy did not have as much flavor as I had hoped. Also, the pork chops stuck to the bottom of my dish (even though I had sprayed it with cooking spray first) and the applesauce *really* burns on to the sides of the dish and is really difficult to clean up. Just for that factor, I probably won't make it again.