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Main Course, Meat

Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Roasted Apples, Squash & Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients

  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, cored and chopped
  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1-1/2 cups peeled and chopped butternut squash
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 bone-in center-cut pork chops (about 2 pounds)
  • 1-1/2 cups apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • In large bowl, toss apple, Brussels sprouts, squash, 1 tablespoon oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, sage, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and nutmeg; spread on rimmed baking pan. Roast 20 minutes or until golden brown and tender.
  • Sprinkle pork chops with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • In large skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat.
  • Add pork chops; cook 8 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 145°, turning once.
  • Transfer pork chops to cutting board; tent with aluminum foil and let stand 5 minutes.
  • In same skillet, heat apple cider to a simmer over medium-high heat.
  • Simmer 8 minutes or until reduced by half; stir in butter.
  • Serve pork chops drizzled with apple cider reduction along with vegetables.