Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Pork Chop with Cider Gravy, Sauteed Apples and Onions

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 436.6
  • Total Fat: 17.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 77.4 mg
  • Sodium: 595.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 26.6 g

Number of Servings: 4


    4 med sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
    4 bone-in pork chops
    Freshly ground pepper
    2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
    2 large onions, yellow or red, thinly sliced
    2 Gala or Golden Delicious apples, thinly sliced
    2 tbsp finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
    1 lemon
    4 tbsp butter
    2 tbsp flour
    1 cup apple cider
    2 cups chicken broth
    2 rounded tbsp organe marmalade


In a medium pot add sweet potatoes and cover with salted water. Bring to a boil, lower the heaat nd simmer until fork tender, 15 to 18 mintutes.

Season chops with salt and pepper. Heat 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, a turn of the pan, in a large skilled over med-high heat. Cook pork 5 minutes on the first side until deeply golden, turn and cook 3 to 4 minutes more with a loose foil tent over the pan. Remove cooked chops to a plate and cover to keep warm. Add another turn of the pan of olive oil, add the onions and apples. Season with salt, pepper and thyme and cook until just tender, 5 - 6 minutes. Douse with juice of a lemon and remove onions and appled to a bowl; keep warm.

Add 2 tbsp butter to the skillet, melt then wisk in flour, cook 1 minutes then wisk in cider and 1 cup of stock. Season the gravy with salt and pepper. Thicken 4 to 5 minutes over medium-low heat.

Drain cooked sweet potatoes and return pan to stove. Melt 2 tbsp butter and combine with marmalade and 1 cup stock. Add potatoes and mash, season with salt and pepper.

Serve chop covered with apples and onions, gravy poured down over top, sweet potatoes alongside.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AUNTIELINDAH.

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    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    this is a sunning recipe i made his on sunday for about 16 people and they polished it off will make i again. - 1/14/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I'm not that fond of sweet potatoes but these could have been the best pork chops I've had in my life. I will definitely make them again! Yum! - 3/4/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Healthy comfort food at it's finest! Delicious! - 2/24/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    delicious - 1/18/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Loved this recipe!
    Made if for 2 of my friends and everyone thought it was great. The pork was moist and it went great with the sweet potatoes!
    - 1/17/10