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Baked Pork Chops And Pasta

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Ingredients
  Pork shoulder chops 1 Pound (4 Thin Chops, 3/4 Inch Thick)
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Canned stewed tomatoes 1 Pound, undrained (1 Can, Undrained)
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Spinach twists/Other pasta - 1 package of 8 ounce 8 Ounce (1 Package)
  Salad oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Using damp paper towels, wipe chops; trim and discard excess fat.

MAKING
3. In a medium skillet, heat oil and sauté chops on both sides until browned; keep aside.
4. In the same skillet containing drippings, sauté onion, celery and garlic for about 5 minutes until tender; stir occasionally.
5. Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce, thyme, salt, pepper and browned pork chops; bring the mixture to boiling, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
6. In the mean time, cook spinach twists following instructions on package.
7. Using a slotted spoon, lift pork chops onto a plate.
8. Toss pasta in tomato mixture and mix well.

FINALISING
9. Into a 2-quart baking dish, place the pasta and arrange chops on top.
10. Cover the dish and bake for 30 minutes until chops are tender.

SERVING
11. Serve Baked Pork Chops and Pasta in individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Noodle
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Gourmet
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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