Garlic Basil Pork with Applesauce - 3 Guiding Stars
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Nothing goes together better than tender pork and sweet applesauce, and when you add the zing of garlic and the classic flavor of basil, the dynamic duo just gets better. Pair with sweet potatoes and your favorite green veggie for a complete and completely delicious meal.


  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp. basil
  • 1 tsp. parsley
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 8 (3½ oz.) boneless pork chops
  • 1½ cups unsweetened applesauce
  • ⅛ tsp. nutmeg
  • ⅛ tsp. allspice
  • 2 tsp. chopped garlic
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ tsp. salt


  1. Mix canola oil with basil, parsley, and garlic powder.
  2. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pork with oil mixture and sauté until meat reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165ºF (4-5 minutes per side).
  3. Remove pork from pan and loosely cover with foil. Lower heat to medium-low.
  4. While pork is resting, add remaining ingredients to skillet and heat sauce until warm and bubbling (3-4 minutes).
  5. Divide sauce over pork chops to serve.


Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 205; Total Fat 9.5g (13% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 1.5g (8% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 64mg (22% DV); Sodium 140mg (6% DV); Total Carbohydrate 6g (2% DV); Dietary Fiber 0.5g (4% DV); Total Sugars 4g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 23g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 2% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 8% DV; Niacin 80% DV; Selenium 70% DV; Thiamin 50% DV.
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