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Smoked Chops with
Horseradish-Chipotle Crust and Roasted Vegetables

No recipe image available.Smoked chops give a distinct flavor to this fall dish. Serve with roasted potato wedges and a green salad.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 smoked boneless pork loin chops, 1/2-inch thick
1 1/2 cups dry bread crumbs
1 (10-ounce) package red or white pearl onions, peeled (about 24)
12 medium carrots, halved lengthwise, cut into 2-inch pieces
3 large celery roots, peeled, cut into 2-inch pieces
4 tablespoons porcini mushroom oil or olive oil
3 tablespoons sherry wine vinegar or white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons minced fresh sage - divided use
2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
1/4 teaspoon minced chipotle chile
1/4 cup Dijon-style mustard

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan, cover the onions, carrots and celery root with water. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes; drain. Transfer vegetables to a 5-quart casserole.
  2. Combine oil, vinegar and 1 tablespoon sage; pour over the vegetables, tossing to coat.
  3. Combine bread crumbs, horseradish, the remaining sage and chipotle chile, set aside.
  4. Spread mustard over top of pork chops. Press bread crumb mixture evenly over mustard. Place chops on top of vegetables; bake at 350°F (175°C) for 45 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.