Tested till perfect Baby food: Pork Chops and Applesauce

Baby food: Pork Chops and Applesauce

(8 months +)
This classic combination is comfort food for little palates, too. For variety, replace the apple with pears or prunes. Try to choose pork that isn't seasoned, which adds unnecessary salt to this meal.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: March 2009

Recipe5 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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  • Portion size 1-1/2 cups (375 mL)

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp 2tspcanola oil
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupthinly sliced oniononions
  • 6 oz 6ozboneless pork loin chopboneless pork loin chops, sliced
  • 1 1golden delicious applegolden delicious apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupunsweetened apple juice, approx
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Preparation

In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, stirring often, until tender and golden, about 5 minutes.

Add pork; cook for about 3 minutes or until browned.

Stir in apple; cook until golden and starting to soften, about 5 minutes. Stir in apple juice, scraping up any brown bits; bring to simmer. Cover and cook until apple is tender and pork can be shredded easily, about 20 minutes. Let cool.

In blender or food processor, purée pork mixture to desired consistency, adding up to 1/4 cup (50 mL) more apple juice if desired. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Makes 1-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Information Per 1 tbsp (15 mL) : about

cal 18 pro 2g total fat 1g sat. fat 0
carb 1g fibre 0g chol 4mg sodium 5mg

% RDI:

iron 1 vit C 3
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