Bob Evans Farms, Inc. owns and operates more than 520 full-service, family restaurants in 22 states, mainly in the east north central, mid-Atlantic, and southern regions of the United States. Most of these operate under the Bob Evans Restaurant banner. About 83 percent of the company's revenues are generated by its restaurant operations. The remaining sales come from Bob Evans's food products operations. The company produces and distributes fresh, smoked, and fully cooked pork sausage and ham products under the Bob Evans, Owens Country Sausage, and Country Creek Farm brands, as well as a variety of other complementary food items sold in the refrigerated and frozen sections of grocery stores. The company's food products are distributed through more than 15,000 grocery stores in 30 states.




Sweet and Savory Pork Chops

Bob Evans Sweet and Savory Pork Chops
Copycat Recipe

Serves 4

center cut, bone in pork chops
tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
1/2 cup Bob Evans Taste of the Farm Golden Apricot Preserves
tablespoons Dijon mustard

Preheat oven to 350.Coat a baking dish with cooking spray.Season pork chops with salt and pepper.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking.Add pork chops and cookuntil browned, about 3 minutes per side.Transfer pork chops to the prepared baking dish to finish in the oven, 7 to 10 minutes.

Heat the same skillet over high heat for 1 minute. Quickly add the chicken broth to de-glaze the pan, scrapping up any browned bits from the pork chops.Add rosemary and bring to a boil over high heat and boil rapidly until liquid is reduced by half, 1-2 minutes. Add Bob Evans Taste of the Farm Apricot Preserves and bring mixture back to a boil, then lower heat to medium.Cook sauce, stirring, until slightly thickened, about 2 minutes.Stir in mustard.Lower heat to medium and place cooked pork chops to skillet along with any accumulated juices in baking dish.Turn pork chops several times in sauce to coat.
Spoon remaining sauce over chops and serve immediately.

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