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Gorgonzola and Apple Pork Chops Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Gorgonzola and Apple Pork Chops

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"Pork chops with a wonderfully different zing. Easy to make, yet it appears as though you slaved all day long! This dish is great served with any type of potato."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Butterfly each pork chop by slicing horizontally through the center with a sharp knife. Leave them attached on one side so they can be flipped open to create a butterfly shape.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add pork chops, reduce heat to medium and cook slowly for 5 to 7 minutes each side, or until they are done to your liking. Set aside.
  3. Melt butter or margarine in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add apples and saute until tender, then turn off heat and add cheese to skillet. Mix together slowly to form a creamy thick sauce.
  4. Place reserved chops on serving plate and stuff each one with 1/4 of the apple/cheese mixture. Serve hot.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 09, 2003

I thought this recipe was great, after I made some modifications. I love Gorgonzola cheese, but too much can be a bit bitey. To cut down on this, I added brown sugar to the butter/apple mixture and let that simmer in there to sweeten it up a little. Also, I sauted the pork in olive oil and garlic, without butteryflying them. It just made the recipe that much easier, and tastier.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 21, 2005

I think you need to adjust the gorgonzola to your own tastes. That said, I absolutely hated this dish. I made another pork dish tonight that was better (even though it wasn't fantastic). Just didn't like it one bit even though I tried to doctor it up. Won't be making again.

 
Jul 13, 2003

This recipe was great! Everyone knows that apples and pork are great together and apples and gorgonzola are great together, but putting the three together is incredible! My only suggestion is that instead of using this to stuff into a butterflied pork chop, use smaller chops and just use this as a topping. In my opinion, there was just a little too much pork. Also, if you do not like gorgonzola cheese or bleu cheese, then this is not the recipe for you. If you do, then MAKE THIS! Thanks for a wonderfully simple dish that is perfect for family or company! This one's a keeper!

 
Nov 19, 2004

I thought this was delicious as did my boyfriend. Clearly if you do not like gorgonzola cheese, you probably won't like this, but if you do, you'll LOVE it!! I've made the sauce as a topping for pork tenderloin as well, and it is absolutely wonderful.

 
Jun 26, 2007

How about pounding the pork thin and rolling the mix inside and baking??? I'll try it and let you know....

 
Jul 14, 2003

My husband and I LOVED this! As suggested, I used the filling as a topping and used gala apples. I avoided an overwhelming cheese flavor by using two apples instead of the one suggested in the "scaled to two servings" version. I also chopped the cheese into chunks and did not pack it into the measuring cup. The flavor of the cheese was definitely there but the apples rounded it our nicely.

 
Oct 23, 2002

Horrible! Gorgonzola cheese is not a good compliment to pork chops.

 
Dec 08, 2003

I love blue cheese but this recipe had too much, even for me. The flavor of the apples were lost in the strong blue cheese. I would have liked it better with about half the amount of blue cheese the recipe called for. I also recommend draining the pork chops briefly on a paper towel before stuffing them. To make this recipe even easier, I wonder how it would come out if you put raw apples and blue cheese in a pork tenderloin split down the center and baked.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 443 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 126 mg
  • 42%
  • Fat
  • 30.5 g
  • 47%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 31.5 g
  • 63%
  • Sodium
  • 824 mg
  • 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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