Pork Chops & Pears by Josh Abbott

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4 boneless pork chops
6 - 8 fresh basil leaves
4 - 5 garlic cloves - pressed
Cayenne Pepper
2 med. sized pears
Feta or Blue Cheese
Small package Pine Nuts
Olive Oil


  1. Lightly coat pork chops with olive oil, cayenne pepper, basil and garlic on both sides.
  2. Place in a skillet with 3 Tbs. olive oil.
  3. Cook over med/high heat for several minutes on both sides until completely cooked.
  4. Cut pears in half and scoop out the centers.
  5. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
  6. In a sauce pan, brown pears on all sides over med/low heat.
  7. Plate pears scoop side up. Drizzle with honey and add feta or blue cheese in the scoops. Sprinkle with toasted pine nuts.
  8. Add the cooked pork chops and pears to plate and enjoy!