Pork Chops with Radicchio & Pear

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Pork Chops with Radicchio & Pear

Recipe by Sarah Tenaglia

Start to Finish: 20 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 4 bone-in pork chops (8 oz. each)

  • 4 tbsp. olive oil

  • 1 tbsp. butter

  • 2 firm pears, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

  • 2 tbsp. sugar

  • 2 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. white balsamic vinegar

  • 2 heads radicchio, torn

  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme


In large nonstick skillet, cook chops in 2 tbsp. oil over high for 5 minutes per side; season. Transfer to plates. In same skillet, cook butter, pears, sugar, and 2 tsp. vinegar, covered, over medium-low, stirring often, until tender, about 5 minutes; season. Transfer to bowl. Add remaining oil, remaining vinegar, and radicchio to skillet. Toss until wilted; season. Top chops with pears and thyme. Serve with radicchio.