Maple Glazed Pork Chops Recipe with White Beans

Man do I love this Maple Glazed Pork Chops Recipe with White Beans, seriously.  It is one of the most balanced dishes I have ever made with the savory beans, to the sweet maple glaze to the natural saltiness in the pork.  To be honest it’s been a minute since I’ve made it, and it was really my elegant twist on a pork and beans!  This Maple Glazed Pork Chops Recipe with White Beans is actually really easy to make and it’s one of those comforting dishes that you will most likely make on a weekend and eat all day long.  Again the balance of flavors in this dish are incredible and spot on.  Give this one a try!

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Maple Pork Chops with White Beans
 
Learn how to make delicious Sweet and Savory Maple Glazed Pork Chops Recipe with White Beans that is sure to be a family favorite!
Ingredients
For the Pork:
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh thyme leaves
  • two 4 to 6 ounce pork chops
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
For the Beans:
  • 1 finely diced celery stalk
  • 1 finely diced carrot
  • ½ finely diced sweet onion
  • 1 teaspoon of finely minced garlic
  • 3 to 4 ounces pork sausage
  • two 15 ounce cans of Northern beans, strained and rinsed
  • 1 cup of chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 tablespoons of finely diced fresh oregano leaves
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a medium-size bowl whisk together syrup, apple cider vinegar, ¼ olive oil and fresh thyme leaves. Poor the marinade into a plastic bag along with the two pork chops and place in the refrigerator to marinade for 30 minutes.
  2. In a large saute pan on high heat, caramelize and cook the sausage through and then set aside.
  3. Once you have set aside to sausage add the onions, celery, carrots and garlic to that pan and caramelize.
  4. Once the vegetables are brown, add in the cooked sausage, beans, stock, oregano and salt and pepper and cook on over medium heat until most of the liquid is absorbed.
  5. Next, season both sides of the pork with salt and pepper and in another large saute pan on high heat with 1 teaspoon of olive oil caramelize on both sides and finish in the oven on 375° for 10 to 12 minutes.
  6. To plate place the pork chops over a bed of the savory white bean hash.

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