Pinterest Follow Button
Family Favorite Recipes Family Favorites
Mr Espresso
like us on Facebook

Mexicali Pork Chops with Black Beans

No recipe image available.The leaves of fresh cilantro are from the coriander plant. Cilantro provides a distinctive flavor not to be missed in Southwestern dishes. Complete this meal with sliced oranges and warm tortillas.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 boneless pork chops, 3/4-inch thick
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup salsa or picante sauce
1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles, undrained
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Vegetable oil
Sour cream for accompaniment (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl combine black beans, salsa, chiles, cilantro, chili powder and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brush chops lightly with oil and brown on each side; remove chops.
  3. Add bean mixture to skillet; bring to boiling. Return chops to skillet; cover tightly and cook over low heat for 5 to 6 minutes or until chops are just done.
  4. Serve chops with bean mixture, with sour cream if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.