Braised Italian-Style Pork Chops

6
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6
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
21 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
16 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

olive oil

1 Tbsp

uncooked lean boneless pork chop(s)

1 pound(s), 4 (1/4-lb), center-cut, trimmed

table salt

¾ tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp

uncooked onion(s)

1 medium, chopped

uncooked bell pepper(s)

1 item(s), medium, red or green, diced

garlic clove(s)

2 large clove(s), thinly sliced

arrabbiata sauce

1 cup(s), (spicy tomato sauce)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper and place in skillet. Cook until browned, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to plate.
  2. Reduce heat to medium. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic to skillet and cook, stirring, until vegetables begin to soften, about 3 minutes. Return pork chops to skillet and pour tomato sauce over. Simmer, covered, until instant-read thermometer inserted into side of chop registers 145°F, about 5 minutes longer.
  3. Per serving: 1 pork chop and 2/3 cup sauce

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