Applesauce Pork Chops


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 1apple – peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 2(1/2-inch thick) pork chops
  • ¾ cup applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground mustard
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).


  • Step 2

    Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion and apple slices in the melted butter until tender, about 5 minutes. Transfer onion and apple to a bowl.

  • Step 3

    Place pork chops in the same skillet; cook over medium heat until pork chops are browned on both sides, about 5 minutes per side.

  • Step 4

    Mix applesauce, brown sugar, mustard, and cinnamon into onion and apple mixture.

  • Step 5

    Place pork chops in a 9×9-inch baking dish; season with salt and black pepper. Spoon applesauce mixture over pork chops; cover dish.

  • Step 6

    Bake in the preheated oven until pork chops are no longer pink in the center, about 30 to 45 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 145 degrees F (63 degrees C).

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