Pork Chops with Peppers

Peppers are soft and the chops are tender but still pale pink and juice when cut into the center with a knife.




Serve 4

Ingredients

4 center-cut pork chops

2 tablespoons olive oil

5 large bell pepper (green, red, orange,yellow), sliced

1 large onion, sliced

1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped

¼ cup (45g) black olives

2 tablespoon red wine

salt and fresh ground pepper

Directions

Sprinkle the pork chops with salt and pepper. Over medium high heat in a large frying pan, warm 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Place the pork chops and cook,turning once, until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes on each side.

Transfer the chops to a plate and cover loosely to keep warm.

Add the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil to the pan. Place the onions and cook, stirring often , until translucent, about 4 minutes. Add bell peppers, salt and pepper, cook, stirring often,until peppers are tender, about 5 minutes. Add oregano and wine. Return the chops to the pan, along with any accumulated juices,cover them with the onion and peppers. Cover the pan, reduce the heat to medium- low, and simmer until the peppers are soft and the chops are tender but still pale pink and juice when cut into the center with a knife, about 15 minutes.

Stir the olives into the pepper mixture.

Transfer the chops to a platter, spoon the olives, onion, and peppers over the top, and serve at once.

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One Response to “Pork Chops with Peppers”

  1. martha says:

    Yum……those pork chops sure do sound good. I’ll have to try the recipe…..thanks for sharing. We don’t venture out to eat at restaurants as much as we used to. So I am always looking for easy recipes to try. 

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