Apple and Bacon Stuffed Pork Chops

Stuffed Pork Chops
Stuffed Pork Chops. Diana Rattray
  • 85 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 65 mins
  • Yield: 6 Servings

These tasty skillet pork chops are stuffed with a combination of bacon, apples, and bread crumbs.

Use thick pork chops to make this dish, and serve with hot cooked rice and a salad. I used bone-in pork chops to make these stuffed chops.

See Also
Apple Pecan Stuffed Pork Chops

What You'll Need

  • 6 pork chops, at least 1-inch thick
  • 3 strips bacon, diced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons shredded carrots, optional
  • 3 apples, peeled, cored, and diced
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs or cracker crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

How to Make It

  1. Cut a pocket into the side of each of the chops for stuffing.
  2. In a large skillet or sauté pan over medium heat, fry the diced bacon until crisp. Add the chopped celery, onion, and shredded carrot, if using; cook until tender. Add diced apples, sprinkle with brown sugar, then cover and cook slowly until tender and glazed.
  3. Add bread crumbs to the apple mixture; stir in the parsley and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stuff mixture into the pockets in chops.
  1. Wipe out the pan and place over medium-high heat with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  2. Season the chops with salt and pepper and sear on both sides in the hot oil. Reduce heat to low and add a few tablespoons of water.
  3. Cover and let cook slowly until the pork chops are tender, about 45 to 60 minutes.

You Might Also Like

Cornbread Stuffed Pork Chops

Easy Stuffed Pork Loin

How to Butterfly a Boneless Pork Chop

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 552
Total Fat 29 g
Saturated Fat 9 g
Unsaturated Fat 13 g
Cholesterol 136 mg
Sodium 223 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 45 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)