Southern-Style Pork Chops and Salsa

Southern-Style Pork Chops and Salsa by

Kelli Smith and Erin Barnett

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Serves: 4

Pork Chops

  • 4 boneless pork chops (1 inch thick)
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. paprika

Salsa

  • 1½ cups Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ½ cup green onion, chopped
  • ½ balsamic vinegar
  • ½ ketchup
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper

Directions

  1. Line the baking sheet with foil. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients for the pork chops.
  3. Rub olive oil on both sides of pork chops, followed by dry seasoning mix.
  4. Place seasoned pork chops on baking dish.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes.
  6. In a medium sized mixing bowl, stir together tomatoes, peppers, yellow onions, cilantro and green onion for the salsa.
  7. Stir in ketchup and balsamic vinegar.
  8. Add garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  9. Serve salsa over pork chops.