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Baked Pork Chops with Andouille Barbecue Sauce
By Serves 6

This recipe is sort of high in fat and calories. A once a year type of meal. Perhaps you have suggestions on how I could make this recipe a bit healthier?

Prep Time: 10m
Cook Time: 20m

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  1. 1 spray Nonstick vegetable oil spray
  2. 1 ½ cups diced andouille sausage (about 7 ounces)
  3. 1 ½ cups chopped onion
  4. 2 cups tomato sauce
  5. ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  6. 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  7. 2 teaspoons chili powder
  8. 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  9. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  10. 6 1-inch-thick rib pork chops
  11. 1 × Additional chili powder and ground cumin

You may also need:

A Pot, Cooking Thermometer, Kitchen Knife, Skillet, Spoon

Step 1:

Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2:

Sauté sausage and onion in heavy large saucepan over medium-high heat until onion begins to brown (about 8 minutes).

Step 3:

Add tomato sauce, vinegar, sugar, 2 teaspoons chili powder, and 1 teaspoon cumin. Bring to boil and remove from heat.

Step 4:

Meanwhile, sprinkle chops on both sides with salt, then chili powder and cumin.

Step 5:

Heat a large sauté pan with olive oil over medium heat. Brown pork chops on both sides (approximately 2 minutes per side).

Step 6:

Place pork chops in oven in the same skillet (with a heat proof handle) and cook for 20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F.

Step 7:

Spoon andouille sauce over top of chops and serve.

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