4 - 6 servings
2 pounds bone-in pork rib chops, cut 1-inch thick
* dried thyme leave
* salt and pepper
1/2 cup flour
1/2 head red cabbage, thinly sliced (8 cups)
` apple, Rome or Winesap, cored, halved, and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons oil
1/2 c. dry red wine
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
1 cup beef broth
1 teaspoon cornstarch
Heat oven to 325 degrees.
Season pork with thyme, salt and pepper; dredge in flour to coat both sides. Slice cabbage and apple thinly and set aside.
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat; sear pork chops 2 to 3 minutes per side. Lay pork chops in a 3-quart casserole or 9 x 13-inch baking dish in a single layer.
Return same skillet to heat; add wine and stir to loosen and combine any browned bits left in bottom of skillet. Boil 2 minutes to reduce wine slightly. Add sugar, vinegar and shallots; stir until sugar is dissolved. Combine broth and cornstarch; stir into skillet mixture until thickened, about 1 minute.
Toss cabbage and apple in skillet with sauce; season to taste with salt and pepper. Spread sauce mixture with cabbage and apple over pork chops in baking dish. Bake 20 minutes or until pork reaches an internal temperature of 155 degrees and cabbage is tender. Pork should have a light pink blush in the center. Serve hot.
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