Pork Chops Primavera


Soy sauce and apple butter lend their salty and sweet flavors to the pork chops and green beans in this quick and easy weeknight meal.

Pork Chops Primavera
Total Time:
18 mins


  • 4 slices peppered bacon, cut in 1-inch pieces

  • 12 ounce trimmed fresh young green beans

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 4 pork chops, 1/2 inch thick

  • cup apple butter

  • ¼ cup water

  • 1 cup red or yellow cherry or grape tomatoes


  1. In 12-inch skillet cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp; remove. Reserve 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels.

  2. Meanwhile, in 2-quart microwave-safe dish cook beans in 2 tablespoons water, covered, on high (100% power) 4 minutes; stir once. Drain, set aside. Brush chops with soy sauce. In skillet brown chops on both sides. Add apple butter and the 1/4 cup water; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Add beans, tomatoes, and bacon; cook, uncovered, 3 to 5 minutes, until sauce thickens. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

402 Calories
16g Fat
39g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 402
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 534mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 20.7mg 104%
Calcium 70.7mg 5%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Potassium 769mg 16%
Folate, total 44.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.7mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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