/ Main Dishes
Norma's Apple Stuffing Pork Chops
1 1/4 cut pork chops, split in center
vegetable oil or olive oil
stuffing mix, herb-seasoned with sage
chopped apples, can leave skins on if desired.
or jars of brown gravy (if desired)
1Ask someone in the meat department at your grocery store to split your pork chops for you or cut them yourself when you get home.
2Place a tablespoon of vegetable or olive oil in a heavy skillet over med-high heat.Sprinkle both sides of each pork chop with the coriander and salt & pepper to taste.
3When oil heats, add the pork chops and brown on both sides until golden brown on the outside of each pork chop. Do not fully cook chops.
4Remove pan from stove and place chops on a platter and let cool.
5Place another fry pan onto the stove over med-high heat;add butter, chopped celery and onions and cook until onions become clear.Remove from stove
6Place stuffing mix in a large bowl and add onion and celery along with your chopped apples. Add your parsley, salt and pepper to taste and stir until all is mixed well.
7Stuff each pork chop full of stuffing mixture and place stuffing pocket side up in a 9 X 13 baking pan. (If you lay the chops down; the dressing will mix with the gravy and fall out of the chops)
8Pour gravy over all and cover with foil and place in a pre-heated oven at 350 for 30 minutes.
9Remove pan from oven and remove foil. Place pan back into oven and let cook for another 30 minutes until bubbly and well done.
10Remove from oven and place on a large serving tray along with the gravy.
11Serve with your favorite side dishes and enjoy.
Posted: Mon, Aug 29, 2011