There are some meals that just taste better during a certain season of the year and these pork chops with cinnamon apples are just the meal for Fall. It is a simple and healthy meal with tasty flavors. The pork chops are seasoned with dried rubbed sage and the apples are cooked in butter, cinnamon, brown sugar and lemon. Serve this with some buttered poppyseed noodes and you will have a filling meal!
Makes 4 servings/4 pork chops
Note: Cut the recipe in half for two pork chops.
For the pork chops:
1 tsp. dried rubbed sage
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black peppper
4 (4 ounce) boneless center cut loin pork chops (1/2 inch thick)
1/2 tsp. vegetable oil
For the cinnamon apples:
1 tsp. butter
4 cups (1/2 inch) slices, peeled, granny smith apples (about 4 medium)
1 T brown sugar
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
Dash of salt
Combine first 3 ingredients, and sprinkle over the pork. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add pork; cook 3 minutes on each side or until done. Remove pork from pan and cover with foil to keep warm.
Melt butter in pan over medium heat. Add apples and remaining ingredients. Cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequetly
Serve the apples and pork with buttered poppyseed noodles. I used egg noodles but you could use whatever noodles you'd like. Add 1 1/2 T butter, 2 tsp. black poppyseeds and a little salt and pepper.
***Recipe from my sister Sarah