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RECIPE: One Pan Apple Pork Chop Dish

written by

Eileen Napier

posted on

September 25, 2023


I love a recipe that harmonizes just the right flavors all in one pan.  Fresh fruit and herbs are contrasted by tangy mustard, and they simmer together and blend with savory pasture raised pork chops to bring you joy on a plate. 


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 Ramstead Ranch pork chops or pork steaks
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 C bone broth
  • 2 Tbsp fresh herbs, rosemary works well, thyme or sage would work well, too, and best you use a blend.
  • 2 medium apples, sliced thin
  • 1 large onion, sliced thin
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 12-inch skillet or cast iron
  • Wisk, bowl, and a nice, sharp knife


  1. Thaw pork chops and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add 1 Tbsp to your pan and heat on high until oil smokes.  You want you pan HOT!
  3. Sear pork chops, about 2 min per side.  Remove the chops from heat.
  4. Lower heat to medium high.  Add 1 Tbsp olive oil to pan.  Heat oil and add onions and apples.  Turn occasionally slightly toasted, about 5 min.  Add salt, pepper, and fresh herbs, and stir.  Cook onions until they are translucent.
  5. Whisk together bone broth and mustard, and add to apple-onion mixture.  
  6. Nest pork chops in pan making sure to surround the chops with the apple-onion mixture.
  7. Simmer for additional 4 min, until chops are cooked through.
  8. Enjoy!

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