Who likes beans? I was always a huge fan of green beans as a kid but I really didn't like many other types. However, as I got older I realized how delicious beans were and started putting them in a lot of different dishes. This week Sunday Supper is sharing all of our Beantastic recipes!
Pork chop night is never a favorite at our house. I have a hard time figuring out what to do with pork chops. I'm not sure why as I have a ton of ideas for other types of meat. I usually go for just pan frying the pork chops or baking them in the oven. So when I found a recipe for pork chops cooked with spinach and beans, basically a one pot meal, I was willing to try it.
The pork chops are sauteed in a pan with garlic and herbs until they are cooked through. Then they are removed to a plate while the beans and spinach are cooked. After the vegetables are cooked the pork chops are returned to the pan and everything is cooked together until hot.
I really ended up liking these pork chops. They had a great herb flavor and the balsamic vinegar adds a ton of flavor. The beans and spinach are refreshing in a bright lemon sauce. The meal pairs wonderfully together and is great served with a bit of crusty bread.
- 1 Tablespoon olive oil
- 4 boneless pork chops
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 Tablespoon sage leaves, chopped
- 1 teaspoon rosemary, chopped
- 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped
- 1 Tablespoon parsley, chopped
- 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 can (15 oz) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
- 2 c. baby spinach, stems removed
- ½ c. thinly sliced green onions
- Heat the olive oil in a large saute pan.
- Sprinkle the pork chops with the salt and pepper. Add the pork chops and cook for 3 minutes on each side.
- Add the sage, rosemary, thyme, parsley, and balsamic vinegar. Cook for 2 minutes. Remove the pork chops and herb mixture to a plate.
- Add the lemon juice, cannellini beans, and baby spinach to the saurte pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until the spinach begins to wilt.
- Add the pork chops and accumulated juices back to the pan on top of the beans and spinach and cook for 3-4 additional minutes.
- Sprinkle with green onions and serve hot.
Adapted from Cooking Light
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- Sweet Bean Pie by Shockingly Delicious
- Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee by Noshing With The Nolands
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