Filled Pork Rolls
2 Pound(s) Pork Chops, Boneless
1 Medium Apple(s), Tart
1 Cup(s) Hazelnuts
8 Oz. Cream Cheese
1 Teaspoon(s) Salt
1 Cup Raisins or Dried Cranberries
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Pepper, Black
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Garlic Powder
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Onion Powder
1 Teaspoon(s) Italian Seasoning
garnish *optional* Parsley, Dried
1: In a large glass bowl warm the cream cheese in the microwave for one minute. Mix in the spices first, letting them sit for at least 10 minutes
2: Mince up apple, nuts, and cranberries and stir into mix
3: Cut pork chops into 1/2″ thick slices and flatten using a meat tenderizer till meat is ~1/4″ thick. Trim into rectangles.
4: Preheat oven to 325F.
5: Spread even layer of filling on each chop, rolling them up: roughly 4″ x 2″ finished. Place on tin foiled pan. Garnish with dried parsley, if desired.
6: Cook for 35-40 minutes; internal temp 170F. Let cool for at least 5 min. Makes 7-9 rolls