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Italian Pepper Pork Chops

No recipe image available.Serve these chops and sautéed sweet red peppers with orzo pasta, steamed green beans and garlic bread sticks.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 boneless pork chops, 3/4-inch thick
Olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups beef broth
3 green onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
Salt and pepper
1 teaspoon butter
1 red bell pepper, chopped

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brush chops lightly with oil and brown on each side.
  2. Combine lemon juice and flour; stir into skillet with beef broth, green onions, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper. Bring to boiling, cover tightly and cook over low heat for 5 to 6 minutes until chops are just done. Remove chops to a serving platter; keep warm.
  3. Cook broth mixture, uncovered, over medium-high heat until sauce thickens slightly.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small skillet heat butter over medium heat. Cook red pepper in hot butter until crisp-tender, stirring often. Spoon the sauce over chops. Sprinkle with cooked red pepper.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 247 calories Protein 25 grams Fat 9 grams Sodium 435 milligrams Cholesterol 71 milligrams.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.