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stuffed pork chops

Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

I love stuffed pork chops and this one is a Pennsylvania Dutch variation.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For stuffed pork chops

  • 1/2 c
    dried apricots, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 c
    celery, finely chopped
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 c
    soft bread crumbs
  • 6
    center loin pork chops, 1 1/2-inch thick, cut with a pocket
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c

How To Make stuffed pork chops

  • 1
    Simmer the apricots, celery, half of the butter, and water in a covered saucepan about 5 minutes or until the celery is tender.
  • 2
    Toss together with the bread cubes and divide the mixture, stuffing the chops. Use a skewer or toothpicks to keep them closed, and season with salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in an ovenproof skillet and brown the chops on both sides.
  • 4
    Spoon the applesauce over the chops and sprinkle with the raisins. Cover and bake in a preheated 350F oven for 30 minutes.
  • 5
    Uncover and continue cooking for another 15 minutes.

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