Onion-and-Cherry-Glazed Pork Chops
Dried cherries add a dose of antioxidants and a touch of sweet to this tangy recipe.
- 4 pork chops, 3/4-inch thick
- 1/2 tsp garlic-pepper blend seasoning
- 3 tsp olive oil, divided
- 2 small onions, sliced and separated into rings
- 1 Tbs brown sugar, packed
- 1 tsp cornstarch
- 1/3 cup water
- 1/4 cup dried cherries, sweetened
- 3 Tbs balsamic vinegar
- Season chops with garlic-pepper. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
- Saute chops for 8 to 10 minutes or until nicely browned, turning once. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Cook onions in remaining oil in same skillet, covered, over medium-low heat for 12 to 14 minutes or until onions are very tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in brown sugar. Cook over medium heat, uncovered, for 3 to 4 minutes or until onions are lightly browned.
- Meanwhile, stir together cornstarch, water, cherries and vinegar; add to skillet. Cook and stir until bubbly and slightly thickened. Add pork chops to skillet; heat through, until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 160 F.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board
Serving Suggestion: Serve with mashed sweet potatoes and a peppered coleslaw.
Calories from Fat 73 (36%)
(12%)Total Fat 8g
(6%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Total Carbohydrate 11g
(3%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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