Squash and Pork Chops

Squash and Pork Chops

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"This is such a simple yet delicious main dish, perfect for an autumn dinner."

Ingredients

1 h 25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 204 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 204 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 11.4 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 12.8 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 692 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Sift salt and pepper into flour, and rub onto both sides of pork chops, shaking off any excess. Heat shortening in a large skillet over medium high heat. Brown chops on both sides, reducing heat if necessary, and working in two batches depending on the size of your skillet. Remove from heat, and set aside.
  3. Peel squash, and slice crosswise into 1/8 inch thick slices. Arrange 1/2 the slices in the bottom of a baking dish. Place pork chops over squash, and top with remaining slices.
  4. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. In a bowl, stir remaining 2 tablespoons flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt together with ginger and thyme; add to butter, and stir. Cook for 3 minutes, then very gradually whisk in chicken broth, avoiding any lumps. Continue to cook and stir until slightly thickened, then stir in onion. Pour over chops and squash, and cover with foil.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until squash is tender and pork is no longer pink inside.
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Mmm, mmm good. We could have used more than the one smallish squash I used, as our pork chops were pretty big. I blanched the squash to make it easier to peel and really could have made the sl...

I put the chops, squash and sauce into a casserole dish, covered at baked as directed. The pork was tender, the squash was mushy and the overall dish lacked flavor. If I make this again I will...

This was DELICIOUS! I used a huge butternut squash - it was rather difficult to cut so next time I think I will poke holes in it and microwave it a little to soften it up. I also cut the squas...