Balsamic onions and raisins add a burst of sweet and savory flavor to pan-seared pork chops. Round out this healthy dinner recipe with sweet potatoes and green beans.

Julia Levy
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March 2019


Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pork and cook, turning once, until browned, about 2 minutes per side. Reduce heat to medium and continue cooking until an instant-read thermometer registers 140 degrees F, 3 to 5 minutes more. Transfer the pork to a plate and tent with foil.

  • Add onions and thyme to the pan; cook, stirring often, for 1 minute. Add broth and water; cover and cook for 5 minutes. Uncover and cook, stirring often, until the onions are soft and most of the liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes. Stir in raisins and vinegar, scraping up any browned bits. Bring to a boil. Cook until thickened, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter. Serve the pork with the sauce, topped with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

246 calories; protein 20g; carbohydrates 14.9g; dietary fiber 1.5g; sugars 9.6g; fat 11.7g; saturated fat 3.9g; cholesterol 65mg; vitamin a iu 179.9IU; vitamin c 6.1mg; folate 12.9mcg; calcium 42.1mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 29.8mg; potassium 419.4mg; sodium 422.5mg.

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6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 2
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Rating: 5 stars
Excellent and easy. Will become one of my main recipe rotations. I served with the sweet potato recipe and substituted soy sauce for the Miso. My husband adored! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Quite easy to make. Pork chops took a little longer than the recommended 6-8 minutes. I did roasted red potatoes on the side instead of sweet potatoes because that is what we had on hand. Turned out very well. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Super tasty - the onions help the pork from drying out. I had pork cutlets and they cooked super fast. Made with the miso sweet potatoes and it paired nicely with that and a green salad. Would make again for a (decently quick but not speedy) dinner. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Excellent recipe - sliced a roast instead of using pork chops - served with microwaved polenta. Read More