Pork Chops with Pear Sauce

Pork Chops with Pear Sauce
Need a gluten free and dairy free main course? Pork Chops with Pear Sauce could be an awesome recipe to try. One portion of this dish contains roughly 29g of protein, 12g of fat, and a total of 324 calories. This recipe covers 20% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 6. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 1 hour and 15 minutes. If you have brown sugar, pork chops, pears, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the brown sugar you could follow this main course with the Brown-sugar Pound Cupcakes With Brown-butter Glaze as a dessert.

Instructions

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In a medium saucepan, mix the pears, brown sugar, lemon juice, pear juice, and cinnamon. Bring to boil. Cook 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
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Transfer the sauce mixture to a blender, and blend until smooth. Return to saucepan, cover, and simmer 15 minutes over low heat.
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Remove from heat, and allow to cool.
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Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, and cook the pork chops 8 minutes, turning once, until done.
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Drizzle with the pear sauce to serve.
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Recommended wine: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling

Pork Chops works really well with Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Riesling. Chardonnay suits simple chops or chops in a butter or cream sauce, dry riesling complements sweet additions like honey mustard or apples, and pinot noir is a safe bet for pork dishes in general. One wine you could try is Foley Estate Winery Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay. It has 4.3 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 27 dollars.
Foley Estate Winery Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay
Foley Estate Winery Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay
Rancho Santa Rosa Vineyard was originally conceived as individual micro-vineyards delineated into 59 unique blocks based upon soil, exposure, elevation, grade, rootstock and clone. Rancho Santa Rosa produces remarkably rich and silky wines.