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Apple Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed Pork Chops

Apple Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed Pork Chops - thick cut pork chops stuffed with a delicious stuffing made with apples, bacon and blue cheese.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pork chops recipe, stuffed pork chops
Servings: 4
Calories: 420kcal
Author: Joanna Cismaru

Ingredients

  • 4 pork chops
  • 1 large shallot chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 apple peeled cored and sliced small
  • 4 slices bacon chopped
  • 3/4 cup blue cheese crumbled
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F degrees.
  • Cut a pocket in each pork chop, bone in pork chops can be used as well. Season each pork chop with salt, pepper and rub them with the rosemary. Set aside.
  • Cook the bacon in a large oven proof skillet. Reserve 1 tbsp of the bacon in the skillet, and another tbsp for later, discard the rest.
  • Fry the shallot and apple together, for about 3 minutes until apple softens. Add garlic and continue cooking for another minute. Turn off heat and add blue cheese to skillet and stir.
  • Spoon about half cup of the stuffing into each pork chop.
  • Add remaining bacon fat to skillet and add heat. Place pork chops in skillet and cook on each side until they start to brown, about 5 minutes per side.
  • Place skillet in preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes.

Notes

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 420kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 565mg | Potassium: 678mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 218IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 148mg | Iron: 1mg