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Yield: 4 servings
cups muenster cheese, cubed
c. soft bread crumbs
c. dried apricots, diced
tsp. celery seed
c. apple juice, divided
pork loin chops with pocket, cut 3/4” thick
c. carrots, thinly sliced
Preheat oven to 350° F.
In mixing bowl mix together cheese, crumbs, apricots, celery seed and 1/4 cup apple juice. Stuff pockets of chops; reserving about 3/4-1 cup stuffing. In large skillet melt butter; slowly brown chops. Place celery and carrots in bottom of a buttered 1-1/2 quart casserole with cover; arrange chops over vegetables. Top each chop with 1/4 of remaining stuffing. Pour 1/2 cup apple juice over all. Cover. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes; remove cover and bake an additional 15 to 20 minutes.
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