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Basil Tomato Pork Chops

Rated as 4.52 out of 5 Stars

"These moist, tender pork chops are cooked in a fresh vegetable sauce."
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings 180 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Melt butter in 4-quart saucepan until sizzling; stir in garlic. Add 4 pork chops. Cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until browned on both sides (4 to 6 minutes). Remove from pan; set aside. Repeat with remaining pork chops.
  2. Return pork chops to pan. Stir in tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a boil (3 to 4 minutes). Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook, stirring occasionally, until pork chops are no longer pink (50 to 60 minutes). Remove pork chops; keep warm.
  3. Stir together water and cornstarch in small bowl. Stir cornstarch mixture into hot tomato mixture in pan with wire whisk. Add green pepper and onion.
  4. Increase heat to medium-high. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture is thickened and vegetables are crisply tender (5 to 6 minutes). Serve sauce over pork chops.

Footnotes

  • Microwave Directions
  • Melt butter in 13x9-inch baking dish on HIGH (40 to 50 seconds). Stir in garlic; add pork chops. Stir together all remaining ingredients except water, cornstarch, green pepper and onion in medium bowl. Pour over pork chops. Cover; microwave on HIGH, rearranging pork chops after half the time, until pork chops are no longer pink (25 to 35 minutes). Remove pork chops; keep warm. Stir together water and cornstarch in small bowl. Stir cornstarch mixture into hot liquid with wire whisk; add green pepper and onion. Microwave on HIGH, stirring twice, until thickened and vegetables are crisply tender (4 to 5 minutes). Serve sauce over pork chops.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 180 calories; 9.3 g fat; 9.1 g carbohydrates; 14.9 g protein; 45 mg cholesterol; 550 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was so good i followed this recipe to the (T) and let me say me and my hubby lovvved it.

Most helpful critical review

We did not care for this recipe at all. Not sure if I did anything wrong, but we will not try this one again. Sorry!!!

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This was so good i followed this recipe to the (T) and let me say me and my hubby lovvved it.

WOW! We LOVED this! I used a slow cooker to make this and the pork literally fell apart! We had 8 center cut pork chops that I pan seared on both sides in butter and garlic from the jar. Then I ...

I made this for dinner and wasn't sure about it at first but it was great, even the fuzzy I don't like pork chops person loved them. I didn't have that size of canned tomatoes so I used a small ...

I hate porkchops, but in an effort to do something nice for my dad, I decided to make some. My mom came home and said "ewwww.. porkchops, what are you making those for???" But I made them anyway...

This recipe was a HUGE hit with my family! The sauce is great and goes well over rice as well as mashed potatoes!

This is really good and makes a great pasta dish.

This was so good!the whole family loved it!Even as leftovers!I used a couple little cans of tomato paste instead of the cornstarch and added the onions and peppers during the last 20 minutes or ...

This was a great meal to serve to company. I did alter it a bit. I used thick butterf;ly chops,browned them after using a seasoned flour breading. Then put the chops in a 9x13 pan and made the ...

Delicious. This dish looks so beautiful when it's served that it would impress guests.....and it's sooooo easy. This would be a terrific "date" dinner if you're trying to impress someone! Ser...