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Sugar-Spiced Pork Chops with Chipotle Pumpkin

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Category: Pork, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Solid pack pumpkin
  • 1 Chipotle pepper (smoked
  • -jalpeno); snipped into tiny
  • -pieces
  • 8 oz Salsa
  • 1/4 c Parmesan cheese; shredded
  • 1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 2 tb Brown sugar
  • 1 ts Ground cumin
  • 1 ts Chili powder
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Black pepper
  • 4 Boneless pork chops; 1 inch
  • -thick
  • 1 ts Olive oil
  • 2 Plum tomatoes; seeded and
  • -finely diced
  • 4 ts Fresh cilantro; chopped


In medium saucepan over medium heat, combine pumpkin, chipotle pepper,
salsa, parmesan cheese and nutmeg.
Cook until the mixture almost boils, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat
to low; cook 10 minutes more, stirring occasionally.
In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, cumin, chili powder, salt and
pepper; sprinkle evenly over pork chops. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet
over medium heat.
Add pork chops; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until done, turning occasionally.
To serve, spoon generous 1/3 cup of the pumpkin mixture over the bottom
of each of four serving plates. Place pork chops on top of mixture;
sprinkle with tomatoes and cilantro. Makes 4 servings. From The Denver Post
Wed Food Section'

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