cÔtes de porc sauce tomate
you want a pork chops recipe that gives you something extra special - this is
is easy to make and is a dish that is good enough for a special occasion
because of the beautiful creamy sauce that accompanies it.
is widely used all over France and is made into endless pork sausages and other meats
which are all so good. But for this recipe we are using small but good quality pork
chops which you can purchase from your butcher or supermarket as they will give good results.
sauce is made from fresh tomatoes, wine or stock such as chicken or vegetable
and a little tomato paste and Dijon mustard. Of course, the final ingredient is
cream so if you are on a diet, choose this recipe for a special occasion or
just have a small amount – if you can – I tend to pour too much over the chops
as it is so delicious.
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
For the sauce
- 4 tablespoons white wine or chicken or
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tomato, peeled, seeded and chopped
(pour boiling water over the tomato for a few minutes and it will peel
- 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
- Trim pork
chops (too much fat is not good for you)
- Melt the
butter and oil in a heavy bottomed frying pan until hot.
- Place chops
into the hot oil, season with salt and pepper and reduce heat a little so
they do not burn.
- Cook until
brown (a few minutes) and turn them.
- Cook again
until brown then remove from pan and keep warm.
- Pour out
fat from pan.
- Add the
wine or stock along with the thyme and bring to the boil.
- Cook until
it has almost evaporated.
- Add the
chopped tomato paste and the cream, stirring continuously.
- Now place
the pork chops back into the pan and continue to cook for a further five
minutes over a low heat.
- Finally add
the mustard, the herbs and chopped tomatoes stirring to incorporate them
into the sauce.
Your pork chops recipe is now ready to serve with your favourite side dish.
One of the tastiest side dishes for this is a straw potato nest or you can serve it with creamy mashed potatoes, boiled potatoes, noodles or pasta.
Return to French Cooking
Return to Home Page
Grab my Recipe Collection Of The Month &...
Don't forget to
Grab my Recipe Collection of the month &...
Please let me know if you like this page or found it helpful!
Comments System WIDGET PACK