Braised Italian-Style Pork Chops
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olive oil1 Tbsp
uncooked lean boneless pork chop(s)1 pound(s), 4 (1/4-lb), center-cut, trimmed
table salt¾ tsp
black pepper¼ 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 sauce1 cup(s), (spicy tomato sauce)
- 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.
- 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.
- Per serving: 1 pork chop and 2/3 cup sauce