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Cider Pork Chops with Vegetables

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • Stephen Ceideburg
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/2 ts Pepper
  • 8 oz Pork chops *
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 2 c Apple cider or juice
  • 1/4 c Dry sherry
  • 2 md Onions, quartered
  • 8 New potatoes **
  • 2 lg Carrots, cut into 1-inch
  • -pieces
  • 1 Turnip or rutabaga ***
  • 3/4 c Half-and-half
  • 2 tb All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 ts Ground nutmeg

 Directions

* cut 1-inch thick and trimmed of excess fat ** quartered, or 2 medium
potatoes, cut into 3/4-inch cubes *** peeled and cut into 3/4-inch cubes

In a small bowl combine salt, thyme and pepper. Rub thyme mixture onto both
sides of chops. In a 12-inch skillet brown chops in hot oil over medium
heat for 4 to 5 minutes on each side. Remove chops from skillet.

Add cider and sherry to skillet, scraping up any browned bits. Return chops
to skillet; add onions, potatoes, carrots and turnip. Bring to boiling;
reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 45 minutes or until tender, stirring
occasionally. With a slotted spoon, transfer chops and vegetables to a
serving platter, reserving the liquid in the skillet. Cover platter and
keep warm.

For gravy, boil remaining liquid, uncovered, over medium-high heat until
reduced to 3/4 cup, about 8 minutes. In a small bowl slowly stir
half-and-half into flour and nutmeg; add to reduced liquid, stirring
constantly. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1
minute more. Pass gravy with chops and vegetables.

Per serving: 487 calories, 33 grams protein, 42 grams carbohydrate, 19
grams fat, 106 milligrams cholesterol, 399 milligrams sodium, 4 grams
fiber.



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