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Smoked Pork Chops & Pierogi Dinner

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

My husband often lobbies for smoked pork chops with pierogi. Balsamic vinegar gives the dish a sweet and sour touch, which works for ham steak, too. —Barbara Peabody, Green Valley, AZ
Smoked Pork Chops & Pierogi Dinner Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 smoked boneless pork chops
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package (1 pound) frozen pierogi (flavor of your choice)
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring 7 cups water to a boil. Add beans; cook, uncovered, 4-6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add pork chops; cook 2-3 minutes on each side or until heated through. Remove from pan; keep warm. Add butter to same pan. Add frozen pierogi; cook 6-8 minutes or until golden brown and heated through, turning occasionally. Remove from pan; keep warm.
  3. In same skillet, bring vinegar to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve pork chops with pierogi and green beans; drizzle with balsamic syrup.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 437 calories, 10g fat (10g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 1491mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 7g fiber), 26g protein.

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