Pork Chops with Apples

US Copyright # TXu 1-354-553

4     center cut        pork chops (1/2 - 1 inch thick, salted and peppered)

2     cups                 Un-cooked minute rice

2     medium           Delicious apple (pealed, cored and cut in 1 inch square pieces)

1     medium           onion (diced)

1     tsp                  black pepper

1     tsp                  salt

2     cups                water

2     Tbsp               olive oil

Preheat over to 375 degrees (about 10 minutes)

Salt and pepper pork chops.  Heat oil in fry pay and lightly brown pork chops on both sides.  Remove chops to side.  Sautee onions in drippings from chops.  Add rice to pan and stir until coated with juices from pork chops. 

Put rice and onions in oblong baking dish.  Add salt, pepper, apples & water.  Stir until mixed well.  Lay pork chops on top and put in oven.  Bake for 30 minutes and turn chops over.  Bake another 30 minutes or until brown.   

Serves 4

Serve with:

Sweet peas, green beans or baked beans

Salad

Rolls, corn bread or garlic bread

Iced Tea, milk or red wine

Vitamins

Pork           Iron, B 12, B 3, B 6

Apple          Quercetin, Fiber, Pectin, Iron, Potassium

Onion         Flavonoids, Quercetin, Sulfur Compounds, A, B9, C

Rice            Protein (all 8 Amino Acids), thiamin, riboflavin, Niacin, phosphorus, iron, potassium, folic acid, (brown rice E) http://www.usarice.com  /consumer

Olive Oil     E, Polyphenol

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