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Pear Pork Chops Recipe

Pear Pork Chops Recipe

These pork chops make a wonderful dinner paired with crusty bread and a salad. —Athena Russell, Florence, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick and 5 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium pear, cut into wedges

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, thyme, salt and pepper. Add pork, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook chops in oil and butter over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat juices run clear. Remove to a serving plate and keep warm.
  • 3. In the same skillet, saute pear until tender. Serve with pork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 339 calories, 21 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 154 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.