Maple syrup and pears make an elegant side dish to the skillet-cooked chops in this 20-minute dinner.

Source: Midwest Living


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  • Trim fat from pork. Sprinkle chops with salt and pepper. In a 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chops 8 to 12 minutes or till chops are done (160 degree F.) and juices run clear, turning once. Remove chops from skillet; cover to keep warm and set aside.

For sauce:
  • In same skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in maple syrup, peach preserves and basil. Add pears. Cook, covered, about 3 minutes or just till the pears are tender and heated through, occasionally spooning sauce over pears. Place couscous in a mound in the center of 4 dinner plates. Top with a chop and spoon sauce over pork. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

461 calories; 23 g total fat; 95 mg cholesterol; 417 mg sodium. 39 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 25 g protein;