Sunshine Surprise Apple Cabbage Pork Casserole
June 7, 2012 · Print This Article
6 lean loin pork chops
salt and pepper
1 onion, diced
1 to 2 tsp salt (to taste)
1/2 tsp caraway seeds
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1 head green cabbage, shredded
2 crisp tart apples, cored and cut into wedges
2 medium size ripe pink grapefruits, peeled and segmented
In a large heavy skillet, heat enough oil to cover the bottom, over medium heat until just sizzles when a drop of water is added.
Salt and pepper the pork chops.
Add the pork chops to the hot skillet, browning both sides thoroughly; about 7 to 8 minutes on each side.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Remove pork chops to large casserole; set aside.
In same large heavy skillet over medium heat, add the onion, salt, caraway seeds, and brown sugar, and stir until combined, then add cabbage and toss until warmed through and coated with ingredients in skillet.
Turn this cabbage/onion mixture out of the skillet and into the casserole over the pork chops.
Scatter the apple wedges evenly over the cabbage and cover casserole.
Put in preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes, then arrange the grapefruit segments over, cover the casserole again, and bake for another 10 minutes.