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Pork chops apple sauce recipe

RECIPE OVERVIEW

Pork and apple is a wonderful combination that is sometimes overlooked as a simple and healthy meal option. The applesauce is the only part of this recipe that requires a little investment of time, as the chops are ready in a matter of minutes.

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 2 people

  • 2 cloves Garlic
    crushed
  • 0.25 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Rapeseed Oil
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch SuperValu Dried Sage
  • 0.5 tsp SuperValu Dried Thyme
  • 4 - SuperValu Quality Irish Pork Chops
For the Apple Sauce
  • 1 tsp Butter
  • 0.5 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 1 - Lemon
    juice only
  • 4 - SuperValu Cooking Apple
    peeled and chopped
  • 200 ml Water
    cold

Method

  1. Rub the pork chops with the crushed garlic, thyme, paprika, sage and salt. Set aside while you make the applesauce.
  2. Place the apples in a saucepan with the cold water and set over a medium heat. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, until the apples are soft. Add the lemon juice, honey, butter and cinnamon. Remove from the heat and serve as it is, or if you would like a smooth applesauce, allow the sauce to cool, then blitz in a blender. You can serve the applesauce warm or cold.
  3. To cook the chops, warm the rapeseed oil in a non-stick pan set over a medium heat. Add the chops and cook for 4 minutes on each side. Serve with the apple sauce on the side.

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