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Blueberry Balsamic Pork Chops

  • Serves: 4 people
  • Yield: 4 pork chops
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Ingredients

  • 4 boneless center loin pork chops

Marinade

  • 1/3 c blueberry balsamic vinaigrette
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 c olive oil

Blueberry Sauce

  • 1 c frozen or fresh blueberries
  • 1 c water
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. To prepare marinade, combine balsamic vinegar, water, garlic, and next three ingredients in a bowl and whisk till smooth. Pour marinade into a large ziplock bag and add pork chops. Seal bag and chill 1 hour or overnight.
  2. Remove marinated pork chops from bag and discard marinade. Sear pork chops in a cast iron skillet, about 3-4 minutes per side. Cook for another 4 minutes on each side with the lid on. Cut into the center of one pork chop to check doneness. If desired, cook longer for more well-done meat.
  3. While meat is cooking, add blueberry sauce ingredients to a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer and continue to cook until ¾ of liquid is gone, be sure to stir periodically. Top cooked pork chops with blueberry sauce.