Baby food: Pork Chops and Applesauce

Author: Canadian Living

(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.

  • Portion size 375 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2009

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 6 oz boneless pork loin chops sliced
  • 1 golden delicious apple peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice approx

Method

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 facts Per 1 tbsp (15 mL) : about

  • Sodium 5 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 18.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 4 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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