Peppered Pork Chop Casserole
Rice, bell pepper rings and tomato sauce dress up simple pork chops for an easy weeknight meal. Steamed vegetables or a mixed green salad takes care of the rest of the dinner.
6 thick pork chops, trimmed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 green bell peppers, seeded and sliced into rings
1 1/2 cups uncooked rice
1 (16-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 cup water
1/2 cup chopped onion
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease a large baking dish.
- Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper; arrange in baking dish. Top with bell peppers and spoon rice around pepper rings.
- In a mixing bowl stir together tomato sauce, water and onion. Pour over rice, cover and bake 55 to 60 minutes, or until pork chops are cooked thoroughly and sauce is bubbly. Serve immediately.
Makes 6 servings.