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Braised Autumn Pork Chops

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


2 servings

"My husband made these delicious chops for me when I was expecting our first child. He found the recipe in a cookbook full of healthy recipes," writes Sarah Susanka, Ventura, California. "The braising liquid keeps the pork tender and juicy. And the blend of apple cider, sage and vinegar gives it a subtle sweet-and-sour taste."


  • 2 bone-in pork loin chop (7 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1 celery rib, thinly chopped
  • 1/2 cup apple cider or unsweetened apple juice
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh sage or 1 teaspoon rubbed sage


  1. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. In a nonstick skillet, cook meat in oil for about 3 minutes on each side or until browned; drain. Remove meat; keep warm.
  2. In same skillet, cook onion and celery for about 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in the apple cider, vinegar and sage. Return meat to skillet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until meat is tender.

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