Adding a little sweetness to your meal is never as easy as it is with pork! I often pare this protein with apples, pears, and now maple flavors! The combination of sweet and savory is amazing!
This meal is a simple to prepare crowd pleaser with a little wow factor because the flavors make it seem like a complicated dish, when in fact it’s easy peasy! So prepare and serve for your family meal or as a dinner party fave this is a diverse dish with lots of flavor!
Here’s what you’ll need:
3/4 c couscous
1/2 tsp fresh rosemary
The whites of two green onions or scallions chopped (save the greens aside chopped)
In a small sauce pan add 1 tsp butter, rosemary, and scallions. Cook until fragrant about one minute. Add couscous and 3/4c of water. Bring to a bowl cover and remove from heat set aside.
For pork chops
2 medium boneless porkchops about 1/2in. Thick
1 tsp butter
2 Tbsp sugar free maple syrup
1 Tbsp bouillon concentrate
1Tbsp white wine vinegar
1/2 tsp fresh chopped rosemary
Salt and pepper
Pat pork chops dry with a paper towel, and salt and pepper both sides. In a medium sauce pan add butter until melted. Add pork chops, cooking on medium high heat 2-3 minutes eaxh side turning once. Remove to a plate. Turn heat down slightly to medium add maple syrup, boullion concentrate, vinegar, water, and rosemary. Slowly increase heat until mixture is bubbly, reduce over heat until thickened. Add pork chops, turning to coat.
2c. Mixed Spring greens
1 med. Apple chopped (I used gala)
2 Tbsp Mayonnaise
1 tsp white wine vinegar
Salt and pepper
In a medium bowl combine mayo, salt pepper and vinegar. Add greens and chopped apple toss to coat.
You’re ready to plate! Place couscous on plate and spoon sauce from pork chops over top, top with pork chop and sprinkle scallion greens on top. Serve with apple salad! Enjoy!!