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Jun 30, 2009 11:38 AM

APPLE-CHERRY GLAZED PORK CHOPS

APPLE-CHERRY GLAZED PORK CHOPS
2 boneless pork loin chops ( 3 oz each)
( it's cheaper if you buy the pork chops & trim the fat away from the bone)
¼ - ½ teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Nonstick cooking spray, preferably olive oil type
2/3 cup unsweetened apple juice
½ small apple, peeled and sliced
2 tablespoons sliced green onion
2 tablespoons dried tart cherries
1 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon cornstarch

Trim fat from port chops. Stir together thyme, salt, and pepper. Rub on both sides of port chops. Spray large skillet with cooking spray. Add pork chops. Cook over medium heat 3 - 5 minutes or until barely pink in center, turning once. Remove chops from skillet; keep warm.
Add apple juice, apple slices, green onions, and cheeries to same skillet. Simmer uncovered, 2 - 3 minutes or until apple and onions are tender. Mix water and cornstarch in small bowl. Add to mixture in skillet; cook and stir until boiling. Serve over pork chops. Best if served immediately.

Makes 2 serving

Nutrients per serving:
243 calories
8 grams fat
calories from fat: 31%
3 grams saturated fat
40 mg cholesterol
23 grams carbohydrates
191 mg sodium
1 gram fiber
19 grams protein

Dietary exchange: 11/2 fruit, 2 meat, 1 fat

(Taken from DIABETIC COOKING by Publications International, Ltd.
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