Pork Chops & Apples
Before I give you this awesome recipe, I want to share with you the gift I received from my family. I have had the supreme luxury of having my house all to myself for the last few days. It’s peaceful and quiet!
Time alone is healthy and important for a multitude of reasons. My favorite reason is that it helps to avoid burn-out as a parent and wife. I love my family dearly but time apart is a blessing.
I don’t have to deal with eye-rolling from my teen-aged daughter or deal with Mr. Cranky-pants when he comes home from a bad day at work. It truly allows me to unwind and relax. When they come back, I appreciate them for all the positive things that they are.
For a list of other good reasons to spend time alone, please visit: Psychology Today.
Alright, enough about that. Let’s get to the recipe.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again.. I love pork chop but my hubby generally doesn’t. This is one of those recipe that he likes.
Pork Chops & Apples are a healthy way to serve a delicious meal and dessert. The juice from the apples bakes into the pork chops creating a tender meat. The apples are a bonus delight!
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 4-6 Pork Chops, boneless, 3/4" thick
- 3-4 Apples
- 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon All-spice
- 1/2 teaspoon Rosemary
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a large baking dish with cooking spray. Peel, core, and slice the apples. Place the apple slices in the bottom of the dish.Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon.
- Brown the pork chops on both sides in 2 tablespoons butter. Sprinkle the pork chops with cinnamon, nutmeg, all-spice and rosemary.
- Place the pork chops on top of the apples.
- Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes or until pork is slightly pink and apples are tender.
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