By Carl Hanson

Mmm, the sweet surprise of fruit complementing tender, savory meat. These meaty recipes marry sweet plums, peaches, nectarines, and apricots with savory pork and chicken. Together, they're a stone-fruit groove.

1. Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Plum Sauce

"When shopping for this recipe be sure to choose plums (or any other stone fruit) that are fairly firm so they keep their shape after roasting" - Chef John

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2. Peach Curry Glazed Pork Chops

"The sweet-yet-spicy peach glaze makes any pork chop amazing, plus it's quick and easy!" - Krazykhat

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3. Pork Burger Sliders with Peach-Tarragon Aioli

Lutzflcat says, "These juicy and tender mini pork burgers are awesome any time of the year, but keep them in mind for game day or tailgating food. We like them topped with red onion, a slice of sharp Cheddar, and served with a frosty mug of beer."

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4. Prune and Olive Chicken

"A taste of the Mediterranean in one delicious baked chicken dish. This is a classic Chicken Mirabella recipe," says Teresa.

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5. Grilled Pork Chops with Fresh Nectarine Salsa

"A zippy, sweet and spicy nectarine salsa goes really well with pork, particularly grilled pork, in this favorite summer recipe." - MICHELLE0011

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6. Spicy Peach-Glazed Pork Chops

"Sweet and spicy boneless pork chops made with a special sauce that includes peach preserves and white wine." - Virginia C.

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7. Fried Peach and Pancetta Pizza

"A pizza featuring ricotta, pancetta, and peaches. Garnish with extra sprig of thyme if desired." - Chef John

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8. Grilled Chicken with Peach Sauce

"My neighbor made this dish at a barbecue and I had to have the recipe. It is so easy and you will be surprised what a wonderful flavor the peaches give to the chicken!" -- SOMEONESWT

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9. Greek Chicken Kozani

"This is a delectable chicken dish from Kozani, a city and region in northern Greece. The prunes and onion lend sweetness, while the paprika offers a smoky flavor." - Diana Moutsopoulos

10. Grilled Sausages with Prunes and Bacon

"The combo of sweet prunes, salty bacon, and meaty sausages is delicious. This recipe is great with any fresh, large sausage. Sometimes I use sweet Italian, sometimes spiced Italian, bratwurst, knockwurst, or just local pork sausage. Serve in buns with all the usual fixin's." - Heather

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11. Fruit-Stuffed Pork Loin

"Pork is an excellent choice for family dinner. Stuffed with orange- and ginger-accented dried fruit, the glazed roast slices beautifully and appeals to all ages." - cpchef

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12. Eric's Grilled Pork on Pork Rollatini

"Pork cutlets are stuffed with peaches, jalapeno, and sausage and rolled into rollatini and grilled for a quick and easy weeknight dinner that looks gourmet," says Eric Adler.

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13. Honey Apricot Pork Chops

"These are absolutely divine. So simple and so beautiful. They look like they require so much more effort than they really do." - Carrot Top Christie

Photo by Caryn J