Pork Chops with Onion and Black Garlic

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5Ingredients
70Minutes
340Calories

Description

This is a delicious, easy-to-prepare dish that we all love. Cooked low, the pork chops come out juicy, the onions tender and the black garlic adds that extra something. I like center-cut, boneless chops, but you can use bone-in if you prefer. I used a mixture of finely minced black garlic and whole cloves.

Ingredients

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  • 6 pork chops
  • 1 onion (large)
  • 8 garlic cloves (peeled black)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt
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    Directions

    1. In fairly large pan, brown pork chops on each side over medium-high heat (about 4 minutes per side). Remove chops and set aside.
    2. Slice onion(s) (sort of thin) and throw in still-hot pan. Finely mince or run through garlic press 2 cloves of garlic (reserve other six cloves). Add minced garlic to pan with onions. Cook until just softened and very slightly colored.
    3. Shove all the onions to one side of pan, return chops to pan and shift everything around until chops are evenly dispersed in pan and covered with onions and garlic. Get remaining six garlic cloves and distribute evenly in pan. Give a good shake or two of salt and a few grinds of black pepper.
    4. Cover pan and reduce heat to low. Cook for about 45 minutes. When you lift the lid, you should have a wonderful aroma, tender, juicy pork chops and beautifully soft and caramelized onions – plus garlic cloves that have added their flavor and taken on the flavor of the other ingredients all at the same time.
    5. It also makes a sort of thin “gravy” in the pan which is great on rice or roasted potatoes.

    NutritionView More

    340Calories
    Sodium31% DV750mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein100% DV51g
    Carbs2% DV6g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories340Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol120mg40%
    Sodium750mg31%
    Potassium1230mg35%
    Protein51g100%
    Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate6g2%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars1g2%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C8%
    Calcium4%
    Iron6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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