Pork Chops with PRUNES
I used center cut loin chops.
Recipe courtesy of Food Network
2 teaspoons salt
2 1/2 cups dried prunes, washed
2 cups boiling water
1/3 cup cider vinegar
1/3 cup water
1 cup light brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Heat deep casserole.. Sprinkle chops with salt and pepper. Add chops to casserole and brown all sides
Add prunes and boiling water, cover and cook in preheated 350 degrees oven until meat is tender (about 1 1/2 to 2 hours).
Remove meat from liquid to a hot platter. Stir in vinegar, water, sugar, cloves and
cinnamon. Cook rapidly until a thick sauce is formed. Pour sauce over and around meat and
serve immediately. Serve chops on a generous platter with ample sauce and a bowl of
buttered noodles and a crisp bowl of salad greens with good bread and wine, and cheese to
follow, makes a delicious dinner to come upon. It is pungent and hearty and the world
seems more real.