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Honey Dijon Pork

I'M VERY FOND of honey-mustard salad dressing, so I attempted to duplicate that taste when I created this pork recipe. My husband thinks it's delicious. It's quick and easy to prepare. Sometimes I'll put a sweet potato in the oven to bake at the same time, then I'll have a complete meal for two. -Audrey Thibodeau, Mesa, Arizona
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 2 boneless pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup orange juice, divided
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small onion, cut into eighths
  • 1/2 small green pepper, cut into squares
  • 1/2 small sweet red pepper, cut into squares


  • Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper; place in a heavy ovenproof skillet. In a small bowl, whisk flour and 2 tablespoons orange juice until smooth; whisk in the honey, mustard, basil and remaining orange juice. Pour over chops. Place carrots and onion around chops.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Add peppers; cover and bake 20 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender and pork is no longer pink.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 586 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 558mg sodium, 92g carbohydrate (79g sugars, 4g fiber), 35g protein.

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  • redhen1970
    Jul 13, 2016

    I made this tonight because I wanted to try out my new Cooking For Two magazine, of course I doubled it being a family of three. We loved it.A few minor changes for our Taste, I cooked it all together instead of leaving the peppers out until the last 15 min and added a bit of ginger powder. I also added a very small chopped zucchini and a touch of garlic. Very nice, something new and not too heavy. Thanks!!

  • mpaige
    Mar 23, 2011

    This was VERY good! My husband loved it, and said "keep this recipe!" I would cut the baking time down by 7-10 minutes. They were just slightly dry for my taste, but overall it was fabulous! Served over rice, the sauce was excellent!