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Braised Pork Chops with Red Cabbage & Pears
Source: National Pork Board

A hearty, filling winter stovetop meal, inspired by German flavors: sweet-and-sour cabbage paired perfectly with braised chops and ripe pears.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 254.6
Total Carbs 21.6 g
Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
Sugars 16.2 g
Total Fat 9.2 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.8 g
Potassium 505.8 mg
Protein 22.5 g
Sodium 520.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1 Fruits , 2 1/2 Meat , 1/2 Other Carbs
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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6 each  Pork, chop, sirloin, lean, raw
2 tsp  vegetable oil
1 tsp  salt
0 1/4 tsp  ground sage
0 1/4 tsp  ground thyme
0.125 tsp  black pepper
2 piece  raw bacon slices
4 cup  red cabbage, shredded
1 cup  sliced white onion
0 1/2 cup  cold water
0 1/4 cup  cider vinegar
0 1/4 cup  brown sugar
2 each  medium pears
  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat; brown pork chops on one side, about 3-4 minutes; turn and sprinkle with salt, sage, thyme, and pepper.
  2. Remove chops from skillet and set aside.
  3. Add bacon to skillet and cook just until crisp; add cabbage and onions. Cook and stir over medium heat 5 minutes; add 1/2 cup water, vinegar, brown sugar; mix well.
  4. Top with reserved pork chops, cooked side up; add sliced pears atop chops; cover and simmer 15 minutes.

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