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Pork Loin Chops With Tarragon Sauce

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Ingredients
  Lean center loin pork 6
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, coarsely ground
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Carrots 2 , scraped and diagonally sliced
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, sliced
  Chablis/Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brandy 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried whole tarragon 1 Tablespoon
  Skim milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) From the chops, trim the excess fat.
2) On each side of the chops, spread ΒΌ teaspoon of mustard.
3) With 1/8 teaspoon of pepper, sprinkle each side.

MAKING
4) Use cooking spray to coat a large skillet.
5) Add the margarine and put the skillet over moderate-high heat till the margarine has melted.
6) Add the chops and cook till they are brown on both the sides.
7) Take the chops out of the skillet and drain them on paper towels.
8) To the skillet, add the onion and carrots. Saute till tender.
9) Put the chops back in the skillet along with the wine, mushrooms, brandy and tarragon.
10) Bring the contents to a boil.
11) Cover the skillet, reduce the heat and gently simmer for about 30 minutes, till the chops are tender.
12) Transfer the cooked chops to a serving platter and keep them warm.
13) Combine together the cornstarch and milk and stir well.
14) Add the mixture to the drippings in the skillet. Cook till thick and bubbly.
15) Pour the mixture all over the pork chops.

SERVING
16) Serve the chops right away, while still hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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