Pork Chops with Pears & Root Vegetables
Pork is good for you!
Circle B Ranch Pork Chops, Roasted Carrots, Parsnips and Pears and this came out delicious. Enjoy!!
2 Circle B Ranch pork chops
coarse salt & freshly ground pepper
2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
3 medium carrots, peeled & cut on bias into 3-inch pieces
3 medium parsnips, peeled & cut on bias into 3-inch pieces
1 medium red onion, cut into 8 wedges
2 small pears, halved & cored, or 2 large pears, quartered & cored
1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
crusty bread for serving
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Generously season pork with salt and pepper. Heat a pot over medium-high. Add oil, then pork. Cook, turning a few times, until golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
Add vegetables to pot; cook, stirring a few times, until golden in places, 5 to 7 minutes. Add pears. Put in oven for 15 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper. Return pork and any juices to pan; roast in oven until thermometer inserted in thickest part of pork registers 135 degrees, 25-30 minuets.
Serve with vegetables, pears, braising liquid, and bread.