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Savannah Pork Chops and Rice

Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 (3/4-inch-thick) boneless pork loin chops
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 celery rib, sliced
  • 2 (8-ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

How to Make It

  1. Cook pork chops in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove pork from skillet.

  2. Sauté onion and celery in skillet over medium-high heat 2 minutes. Drain, if necessary. Stir in tomato sauce and next 5 ingredients; top with pork, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer mixture for 25 minutes.