Friday, September 25, 2009

Scalloped Potatoes with Pork Chops

This yummy dish comes from my Deanna House cookbook. She has great recipes with real home cooking. I have made this with chicken breasts before with great results but I typically make it with pork chops. My family loves it and I hope you do too!

Scalloped Potatoes with Pork Chops adapted from Deanna House
6 pork chops , cut 1/2 - 1 inch thick
2 Tbs vegetable oil
salt & pepper or favorite seasonings

3 Tbs butter or Margarine
1 Tbs flour
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 tsp chicken base or bouillon ( or two cubes chicken bouillon)
2 cups water
6 cups peeled, sliced potatoes
1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings

Brown pork chops on both sides in hot oil in skilled. Sprinkle with salt and pepper or favorite seasonings.
Meanwhile, melt butter in saucepan, Stir in flour, salt, pepper, and chicken base to form a paste. Slowly add water while stirring with a whisk. Continue to stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. It will be kind of thick like gravy. Set aside.
Put peeled, sliced potatoes in bottom of a 9x13 baking dish. Top with onion rings. Pour chicken broth mixture evenly over the top. Place pork chops over broth covered potatoes. Cove with foil.
Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for on hour. Remove foil and continue baking 20-30 minutes or until meat is tender and potatoes are done.

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