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Try This Great Pork with Cranberry Sauce and Sweet Potatoes Recipe


Try This Great Pork with Cranberry Sauce and Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Having a good pork recipe that isn't too hard to make is a great idea. Pork is packed with protein, making it an excellent addition to your family's diet. This recipe is quite simple, despite the title giving off a more fancy connotation. This is one of those recipes that can fool people into thinking you spent a lot longer in the kitchen than you actually did!

The ingredients list for this recipe is very simple, which should please many parents. Recipes with a lot of ingredients can quickly get costly. Being able to stretch your grocery budget as far as possible is important, especially in these uncertain economic times.

The cranberry and orange sauce served over the pork will give it lots of flavor and moisture. The sweet potatoes make for a delicious and healthy side, ensuring that this dinner is packed with nutrients. Sweet potatoes are quite unique in that they're one of the few healthy foods many kids will eat without complaining.

Save this dinner recipe for whenever you need a delicious dinner that doesn't cost a fortune or take forever to make. Before you leave, be sure to check out our other recipes for dinner. We've got hundreds of them for you to look through. Many of them are just as simple and straightforward as this one!

Pork with Cranberry Sauce and Sweet Potatoes


4 boneless pork loin chops, cut ¾ inch thick (about 1 pound)
salt and pepper
nonstick cooking spray
1 17-ounce can sweet potatoes
1 Tablespoon butter
1 cup orange juice
¼ cup dried cranberries


1. Sprinkle pork chops lightly with salt and pepper. Lightly coat a large skillet with cooking spray.

2. Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork chops, cook for 8 to 12 minutes or until juices run clear, turning once.

3. Transfer pork chops to serving platter, cover to keep warm.

4. Meanwhile place potatoes in medium saucepan. Mash with a potato masher, stir in butter.

5. Cook sweet potatoes over medium heat until potatoes are heated through.

6. Add orange juice and cranberries to skillet. Bring to boiling, reduce heat. Simmer uncovered, about 7 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half.

7. Spoon sauce over pork chops. Serve with sweet potatoes. Makes 4 servings.

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