This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.
This is a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
No specific GERD triggers.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.
"Love doesn't grow on trees like apples in Eden - it's something you have to make. And you must use your imagination too."
- Joyce Cary, Writer
Apples and pork are made for each other. Pork has a sweeter savory flavor and this compote with its sweet apple and honey flavors combine well with the spiciness of the paprika and cumin. You can make the compote well in advance and reheat it with a little water in the pan.
Maple syrup is a great choice for all types of cooking. It adds a rich, sweet, caramelized flavor to recipes like my Maple Herb Ribeye Steak recipe.
Used carefully it can help reduce the amount of fat and calories in a recipe while enhancing other flavors of the dish. It also helps In sauces, as it helps distribute ingredients throughout the mouth similar to the way fat does.
1 tablespoon maple syrup = 52 calories, <1g fat, 0g sat fat, 0g mono fat, 0g protein, 13g carbohydrates, 2mg sodium, 0mg cholesterol
Servings = 4 | Serving size =4 ounces pork with compote
Cooking Time = 30 Minutes
This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
Leftovers are good – leftover pork chops make great sandwiches and the compote can be served warm or cold.
|2 tsp||olive oil (divided)|
|1 small||shallot (minced)|
|1 medium||rib celery (small dice)|
|1||apple (peeled and cut into medium dice)|
|1/4 cup||white wine|
|3/4 tsp||salt (divided)|
|fresh ground black pepper (to taste)|
|1/4 tsp||ground cumin|
|1/8 tsp||ground cinnamon|
|1 tsp||maple syrup|
|4 4 ounce||boneless center cut pork chops|
Place a large saucepan in the oven and heat the oven to 375F.
Place 1 teaspoon olive oil in a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Add the shallot and sauté for about 2 minutes.
Add the celery and continue sautéing for another two minutes, then add the apple and continue sautéing for another two minutes.
Add the water, wine, salt, pepper, paprika, cumin, cinnamon and maple syrup and stir.
Simmer 20 minutes.
While simmering, place 1 teaspoon of olive oil in the pan in the oven. Add the pork chops, sprinkle 1/8 teaspoon salt over the pork chops, and return the pan to the oven.
Cook for 8 minutes, then turn the chops over and cook for another 7 minutes or until the center reaches 140 degrees. Serve topped with the compote.
Serving size = 4 ounces pork with compote
Servings = 4
Amount Per Serving
|Calories 244||Calories from Fat 88|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 9g||16%|
|Saturated Fat 3g||13%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 5g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 9g||3%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||4%|
|Vitamin A 9%||Vitamin C 7%|
|Calcium 1%||Iron 7%|
|Vitamin K 4 mcg||Potassium 601 mg|
|Magnesium 31 mg|