Pork Chops with Date and Dried Cherry Dressing

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Pork Chops with Date and Dried Cherry Dressing
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Ingredients

6 boneless pork chops (3/4-inch thick)
2 tablespoons butter (melted)
salt
black pepper
1/4 cup brown sugar (divided)
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup leeks (thinly sliced)
1 cup carrots (shredded)
1 cup pitted dates (snipped)
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup dried cherry (OR cranberries)
1/2 cup pecans (coarsely chopped)
2 teaspoons orange peel (grated)
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
6 cups bread crumbs

Directions

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush chops with 2 tablespoons melted butter; arrange in a shallow casserole. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; spoon 2 tablespoons brown sugar on top of chops.
2For dressing, in a medium saucepan melt 3 tablespoons butter. Saute leeks and carrot for 5 minutes, until leeks are tender. Stir in dates, orange juice and cherries; bring to a boil. Remove from heat, stir in pecans, remaining 2 tablespoons brown sugar, orange peel and nutmeg. Stir in bread cubes to moisten. Spoon stuffing over the chops, spreading to cover. Bake, covered, for 45 minutes, or until chops are tender.
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NutritionView more

600Calories
Sodium40%DV950mg
Fat34%DV22g
Protein24%DV12g
Carbs31%DV93g
Fiber28%DV7g

PER SERVING *

Calories600Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat22g34%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol25mg8%
Sodium950mg40%
Potassium560mg16%
Protein12g24%
Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate93g31%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars32g64%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.