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Pork Chops with Sliced Pears

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.

Makes

6 servings

Pear slices make a satisfying alternative to apples in this down-home pork chop dish. Dress up the easy entree even further by adding a hint of brown sugar for sweetness. —Kathy Stooksbury, Aiken, South Carolina
Pork Chops with Sliced Pears Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) pear halves
  • 6 bone-in pork chops (3/4 inch thick)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard

Directions

  1. Drain pears, reserving the juice; cut pears into slices and set aside. In a large skillet, brown the pork chops in butter. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, mustard and reserved pear juice. Pour over chops; top with pear slices.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 470 calories, 24g fat (11g saturated fat), 126mg cholesterol, 138mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 36g protein.

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