Pork and Polenta with Cherry Sauce

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Pork and Polenta with Cherry Sauce
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 2

Seared pork chops smothered in a sweet sauce and served with ready-to-go veggies make a quick all-in-one-meal. MORE+ LESS-

Updated March 25, 2012



tablespoon olive oil
boneless pork chops (6 oz each)
Salt and pepper
tablespoons cherry jam
tablespoon balsamic vinegar
to 3 tablespoons water
1 1/2
cups Cascadian Farm® premium organic mixed vegetables
tablespoons water


cup quick-cooking polenta
Water called for on polenta package
oz cream cheese, softened
tablespoon butter, softened
Salt and pepper


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  • 1
    Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add oil. Season both sides of pork with salt and pepper. Add to skillet. Cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown outside and no longer pink in center. Transfer pork to a plate; cover with foil.
  • 2
    Reduce heat to low. Add jam, vinegar and 2 tablespoons of the water to skillet. Cook about 1 minute or until sauce comes together; add more water if sauce is too thick. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Make polenta as directed on package; stir in cream cheese and butter.
  • 4
    In microwavable bowl, microwave mixed vegetables and 2 tablespoons water uncovered on High about 4 minutes or until hot.
  • 5
    Serve by adding a spoonful of polenta to a plate and topping it with a pork chop, vegetables and cherry sauce.

Expert Tips

  • Replace polenta with brown or white rice.
  • Instead of cherry jam, use strawberry or blackberry jam.

Nutrition Information

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