To learn more about Valentina and where her work has been featured, visit her About page at Cooking On The Weekends. Most all of the recipes for chicken casseroles call for boiling the chicken, but unless you need a lot of rich broth, I prefer to roast my chicken. March’s ritual of a day of sun followed by four days of rain, repeat, keeps my food hankerings in a tizzy. Because the pork chops are brined with sugar, they’ll burn before they cook through if you put them into a hot pan.
You can also make this whole process of cooking pork chops easier by using just one pan. The SmartPoints® calculator isn’t meant for recipes and will often give you the wrong points (usually higher) because it’s counting the fruits and vegetables. Place coated pork chops in baking pan and cook for 15 minutes on center rack of oven.
The residual heat from the skillet will sear the other side of the pork chops while the heat of the oven cooks them through. Return the onions and chops back into the skillet and bake in a preheated oven for 25 minutes. I find that it really gives this dish a lot of flavor but if you prefer boneless you can certainly do that.
The next time you’re looking for a great weeknight meal that’s ready in a flash… give these pork chops with apples and onions a try! Not only are there dozens of easy, adventurous and tasty pork recipes to add to your cookbook or Pinterest boards, there are many ways you can prepare them.
Here’s a simple Oatmeal Cookie recipe that’s quick to make and can easily be altered to your tastes. Gently turn over chops and cook for another minute, then transfer skillet to oven. Chop the chicken into bite size pieces and add it back into the pot with the spaghetti, mix it all together well.