Easy lean-up pork

Easy Clean-Up Pork & Potatoes Dinner

Looking for a simple but delicious dinner for a laid-backbarbecue, a family dinner, or a relaxing solo night in? This dish blends thesavory goodness of tender pork chops, potatoes, and crisp asparagus with thesweet surprise of Honeycrisp apples. Glazed with a mouthwatering mixture ofcinnamon, brown sugar, and barbecue sauce, every bite offers a perfect balanceof tastes and textures. Not only is this simple recipe a breeze to make, theflavors are so irresistible, you’ll find yourself easily cleaning your plate!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 486 kcal


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 cups new potatoes, diced
  • 3 cups fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large gala or Honeycrisp apple, peeled and cut into 1-inch wedges
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (1-inch thick and about 6 ounces each)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 teaspoons of your favorite BBQ or Southwest seasoning


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Line a 15 x 10 baking pan with foil.
  • Brush with 2 tsps oil.
  • In a large bowl, toss potatoes with 1 tbsp oil. Place in 1 corner of pan. In same bowl, toss asparagus with 1 tbsp oil. Place in other corner of pan.
  • In same bowl, toss apple with 1 tsp oil.
  • In a small bowl, mix sugar, cinnamon + ginger. Add apples; mix. Add to free area of pan.
  • Brush chops with 1 tbsp oil. Season both sides. Move chops to free area of pan. Bake 20-25 mins or until thermometer reads 145 degrees + potatoes/ apples are tender.
Keyword American cuisine, Dinner, Pork

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