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Smoked Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes

Apple and sweet potato flavors combine so nicely with pork. My family enjoys simple dinners like this one.—Helen Sanders, Fort Myers, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 45 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 6 smoked boneless pork chops (7 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 large sweet potatoes, cooked, peeled and cut lengthwise into thirds
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 large tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup apple juice or water


  • Preheat oven to 325°. In a large skillet, cook chops in oil over medium heat 2-3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned; drain.
  • Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Top with sweet potatoes. Combine brown sugar and pepper; sprinkle over sweet potatoes. Top with apples; drizzle with apple juice.
  • Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until meat is tender.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 584 calories, 16g fat (5g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 2462mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 4g fiber), 52g protein.

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  • Regan
    Oct 26, 2017

    Flavors work well but don't thinly slice the apples they turn to mush.

  • knollbrookcook
    May 11, 2016

    Made this for the second time. First time I did it exactly as it said. It was good but the sweet potatoes were way overcooked. Today I used regular pork chops and 2 large sweet potatoes, which I did not pre-cook. I cut them up a bit smaller and left them raw on top of the chops. Turned out delicious. Nice and easy one dish dinner, although I served some green beans along side. I will be making this again for sure.

  • Grace1018
    Jan 29, 2014

    This was very easy to make. I used Smithfield smoked pork chops found in the prepared meats section. I only used 2 large sweet potatoes and that was plenty. I served with a side of quinoa. Family loved it.

  • dwilfer
    Dec 31, 2013

    Our family also enjoyed this simple yet delicious recipe.

  • pkokes1
    Dec 11, 2013

    I looked into information about the sodium in smoked pork chops. This is what I found. A four oz boneless smoked pork chop has approximately 1216 mg of sodium or 304 mg. per oz. This recipe calls for 7 oz boneless pork chops which is a large serving. That is why the sodium is so high. Maybe use a smaller chop if available but that would alter the baking time, too. I would probably make the sauce ingredients on stove top and use it as a spoon over sauce using small chops to avoid over baking them.

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    Dec 10, 2013


  • maureenfipke
    Dec 9, 2013

    If you can't find smoked Pork Chops just add some liquid smoke maybe 1 tsp. to the ingredients and cook as it says.the sodium is coming from the smoked pork chops that is why you would use regular chops and the liquid smoke, you can buy it in bottles just like worcesterhire sauce.

  • larrym9
    Dec 9, 2013

    Sounds great, but how can you cut a sweet potato into thirds lengthwise? Wouldn't quartering the potatoes be considerably more practical (and less likely to cause you to jam a knife into your hand)?

  • Cook_aholic
    Dec 9, 2013

    My husband was even funnier. When I saw this quite some time ago, I made it just as is and he said "what a pretty presentation". HA, I have been working on him it's true but I had to hide my face, so he wouldn't think I was laughing!

  • Jolenebeth
    Apr 20, 2013

    This is a great recipe....simple ingredients with excellent husband raved about this...only addition I used was a sprinkle of cinnamon on top!!!