*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
               New Orleans Pork-Sweet Potato-Fruit Casserole
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Creole                           Meats
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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       1 tb Vegetable oil
 
       4    Pork chops (3/4 thick)
 
       2    Sweet potatoes,fresh,large
 
       2    Onions,large,sliced 1/4 thk
 
   1 1/2 c  Orange juice,fresh squeezed
 
       5    Whole cloves
 
     1/2 ts Salt
 
     1/8 ts Tabasco sauce
 
       2    Pears,peeled,cored,wedged
 
       1 tb Cornstarch
 
       1 tb White wine vinegar
 
       2 tb Parsley,chopped,fresh
 
  
 
   1. Heat oil in large skillet; brown chops on both sides.
 
   2. Arrange potato and onion slices around chops.
 
   3. Combine orange juice, cloves, salt and Tabasco; pour over vegetables.
 
   4. Cover and simmer 30 minutes, or until chops are tender.
 
   5. Add pears; cover and cook 10 minutes longer.
 
   6. With slotted spooon, remove meat, vegetables and pears to serving
 
   platter.
 
   7. Remove and discard cloves.
 
   8. Combine cornstarch and vinegar; stir into liquid in skillet.
 
   9. Cook until mixture boils and is slightly thickened.
 
   10. Pour over meat and vegetables; sprinkle with parlsey.
 
  
 
 
 
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