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Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes and Pears

Total Time
24 min
Prep
16 min
Cook
8 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
For a slightly different flavor, use pineapple chunks or apricots in place of the pears or swap winter squash for the sweet potatoes.
Ingredients

vegetable oil

1 Tbsp

all-purpose flour

1 Tbsp

curry powder

1 tsp

table salt

¾ tsp

uncooked lean boneless pork chop(s)

1 pound(s), four 4 oz pieces

canned sweet yams in syrup

15 oz, drained

unsweetened canned pears

15 oz, drained, reserve 1/2 cup juice

dried thyme

½ tsp

black pepper

tsp

Instructions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil.
  2. In a large sealable plastic bag, mix flour, curry powder and 1/4 tsp of salt. Add pork and shake to coat.
  3. Transfer pork to skillet. Sauté until cooked through, about 3 minutes on each side.
  4. Meanwhile, cut yams into bite-size chunks. Add to pork with pears, reserved pear juice, thyme, pepper and remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Reduce heat and simmer until pork is cooked through, about 2 minutes longer.

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