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Pork Chops with Curried Applesauce

  Makes 2 servings, 1 chop, 3 tablespoons of sauce
  Prep Time: 10 minutes
  Total Time: 30 minutes

  2 5-6oz lean boneless pork chops
  2 tablespoons of flour
  1/8 teaspoon salt
  1/8 teaspoon pepper
  vegetable cooking spray
  1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  2 tablespoons lemon juice
  2 tablespoons green onions, finely chopped
  1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  1 teaspoon brown sugar
  1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, minced
  1/8 teaspoon curry powder

1. Combine flour, salt and pepper and dredge pork chops through the mixture.

2. Coat a non-stick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat until hot.

3. Add chops and cook 3 minutes on each side, until browned.  Add applesauce and lemon juice; cook over medium heat until chops are tender, about 4 minutes.  Remove chops from pan, set aside and keep warm.

4.  Add the next 5 ingredients (green onion thru curry powder) to applesauce mixture.  Cook over medium heat uncovered about 2 minutes, to allow flavors to come out and it begins to thicken.  Stir often. 

5. Serve sauce over the pork chops. 

Nutritional Notes:
per serving: calories 234; fat 5g (sat 1.7g, mono 2g, poly 0.7g); iron 1.5mg; cholesterol 66mg; calcium 18mg; carbohydrate 16g; sodium 413mg; protein 30g; fiber 1g

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A: 2% daily value; Vitamin C: 8% dv; Calcium: 2% dv; Iron: 8% dv