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Fruit and Nut Stuffed Pork Chops

Fruit and Nut Stuffed Pork Chops

Rival the traditional turkey and stuffing with these stuffed Hormel® Always Tender® pork chops.

Gluten Free:
Serving Size:
Total Time:
1 Hour
Preparation Time:
Under 30 Minutes
Preparation Method:
Bake , Stove-Top
Meal Occasion:
Level of Difficulty:
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This recipe is recommended for 4 servings
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 4 HORMEL® ALWAYS TENDER® Thick Center Pork Chops
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In bowl, mix apple, raisins and walnuts.
  3. Carefully cut slit or pocket in side of each pork chop; season chops with salt and pepper. Stuff one-fourth of fruit mixture into pocket of each chop.
  4. In ovenproof skillet, heat oil and butter over medium-high heat until butter is foamy. Add pork chops; cook until browned on each side. Tuck any loose stuffing back into chops with spoon.
  5. Transfer skillet to oven. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until pork chops are done and apple is tender. Pour skillet juices over chops before serving.