In Bradford, Rhode Island, Pam Beil adds a sprinkling of peanuts to this nicely spiced stir-fry that showcases savory pork tenderloin. If your family prefers less heat, simply decrease the amount of red pepper flakes.
A main dish that's always a family favorite is tender and savory Dijon Pork Chops. "They only take minutes to prepare, but they taste like you've fussed for hours," she affirms. "The aroma alone will make your mouth water."
"I first tasted this speedy skillet dish when my daughter and son-in-law prepared it for us," recalls Linda Stone of Dothan, Alabama. "With a salad and French bread, it makes a wonderful meal," she notes. Plus, there's plenty of spaghetti left over to prepare the two recipes that follow.
Relates Debbie Terenzini-Wilkerson of Lusby, Maryland, "I love these tender pork chops smothered in a mouthwatering sauce. It's the perfect blend of mustard, soy sauce, ketchup and orange marmalade."—Debbie Terenzini-Wilkerson, Lusby, Maryland
In Portland, Maine, Vicki Herron is always on the lookout for ways to "spice up" and "trim down" traditional meals. In this case, pears bring a sweet change of taste to her tender pork chops, while fragrant rosemary complements the entree. It's so simple, I can put it together fast after I get home from aerobic class," she adds.
This all-in-one dinner featuring fresh veggies and tender pork is a family favorite, says Marjorie Frazier of Summerville, South Carolina. "Serving it with pasta is a bit different," she adds. "My granddaughter regularly asks for 'vegetable spaghetti'."
Who says you can't make a hearty dinner when you're racing against the clock? Not Marilyn Monroe of Erie, Michigan. Her unique combination of peach preserves and salsa makes this a heartwarming main dish your family will ask for time and time again.
"I'm always looking for easy recipes, and this one fits the bill perfectly," writes Debora Brown of St. Leonard, Maryland. "I've made this pleasantly seasoned pork several times for company and received many compliments on it."
From Houston, Texas, Margaret Haugh Heilman shares her favorite recipe for tangy grilled pork tenderloin. Marinated in soy sauce, lime juice, red pepper and ginger, the meat takes on plenty of flavor-and is special enough for company.