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Pork Skillet Dinner

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Ingredients

4 pork rib chops, 1/2-inch thick
3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 medium-size baking potatoes, cut in 1-inch cubes
4 large carrots, cut into 1-inch thick pieces
1 small onion, chopped
1 celery rib, chopped
1 cup warm water
1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules

Instructions

Sprinkle pork chops with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper; dredge in flour. Brown pork in the hot oil in large heavy skillet over medium heat; drain. Top with potatoes and next three ingredients; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Combine the one cup water and bouillon granules; pour over vegetables. Cook, covered, over medium heat 40 minutes or until pork is done and vegetables are tender. Makes 4 servings.

Lavonne Mienke
Bettendorf




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