Thursday, July 29, 2010

Maple Dijon Pork Chops with Sauté Brussel Sprouts

Maple dijon marinades are one of my favorites. We had these beautiful chops in the fridge and I thought it was a perfect moment to break out the mustard! To accompany the pork I opted for brussel sprout. Yum. Do not give in to your childhood fears of this veggie. It is so versatile and so yummy. Enjoy!
Maple Dijon Pork Chops
2 Large pork chops, trimmed
1/8 cup dijon mustard
1/8 cup olive oil
1 1/2 T pure maple syrup
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
Instructions
Mix all marinade ingredients in a medium bowl. Place chops into a ziplock bag and pour in marinade. Allow pork to marinate for about an hour. Lightly season with salt and pepper. Grill till meat is cooked through.
Sauté Brussel Sprouts
1 lb Brussel sprouts, washed with ends removed
4 slices center cut bacon, cooked and chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
2 T olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
Slice brussel sprouts into thin rings. Add sprouts, bacon, and garlic to oiled pan. Cook till sprouts are wilted. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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