Wine Simmered Pork Chops with Walnuts Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time8 Hr 30 Min
Ready In8 Hr 40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Onion1 Medium, thinly sliced
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced or pressed
 Finely chopped parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Center cut pork loin chops2 Pound, edges trimmed of fat (4 chops)
 Freshly ground pepper To Taste
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Dry red wine/Beef broth1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Coarsely chopped walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 467 Calories from Fat 162

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.8%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.3%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 156.5 mg

Sodium 234 mg9.8%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.3%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 54 g107.2%

Vitamin A 3.2% Vitamin C 11.9%

Calcium 7.4% Iron 14.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In a 4-quart or larger electric slow cooker, combine onion, garlic, and 3 tablespoons of the parsley.
Sprinkle pork chops with pepper, dust with flour, and arrange over onion mixture, overlapping slightly if necessary.
Pour in wine.
Cover and cook at low setting until pork is very tender when pierced (7 1/2 to 8 1/2 hours).
Shortly before pork is done, spread walnuts in a shallow baking pan and bake in a 350° oven until toasted (8 to 10 minutes).
Set aside.
Lift pork chops to a warm platter and keep warm.
Skim and discard fat from onion mixture, if necessary; then season to taste with salt.
Spoon onion mixture over chops; sprinkle with walnuts and remaining 1 tablespoon parsley.
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