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Pork chops with apples

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Pork chops with apples


  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350* F) set to fan.
  • Brush the pork chops with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle with brown sugar, sage leaves, and massage the pork chops.
  • Heat a large pan. Add the pork chops in two batches and sauté for 2-3 minutes on each side until they are golden.
  • Remove pork chops from pan and transfer to a large baking pan.
  • Add the apple cider to the hot pan and scrape the bottom with a wooden spoon.
  • Pour the apple cider into the baking pan.
  • Add the apples, chili pepper (cut in slices), thyme, and bake for 15-20 minutes until the pork chops are ready.
  • Prepare the polenta while the pork chops are being cooked.
  • In a pot over medium heat, heat the milk and water until they come to a boil.
  • Slowly add the polenta and continuously whisk until the mixture has a smooth texture.
  • Lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes by continuously whisking.
  • Remove pot from the heat and add the butter, gorgonzola, salt and pepper.
  • Continuously whisk until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Serve the polenta with the pork chops, some sage leaves, and green chili pepper cut into rounds.
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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

Calories (kcal)
11 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
23 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
33 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
2 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
5 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
22 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
0 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
4 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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