Recipe: Pork Colleen
- 8 thin-cut bone-in pork chops
- 6 sweet Italian sausages
- 1 medium sweet onion cut into 1/4 inch circles
- 1 each red, green, yellow bell pepper cut into 1/4 inch circles
- 1 28 oz. can of whole peeled plum tomatoes or 6 fresh plum tomatoes cut in half
- 1 packet Good Seasons Italian dry dressing
- 1/3 cup of Canola oil
- Fresh basil and sage for garnish
Heat gas grill to 400 degrees. Heat kitchen oven to 350 degrees.
Mix dry Italian dressing with 1/3 cup Canola oil.
Lightly brush pork chops, sausage, onion and pepper rounds with Italian dressing oil (if using fresh plum tomatoes brush with oil on both sides).
Grill chops and sausage first until both sides are lightly charred, slice each sausage into 3 pieces and place in long oven proof casserole dish lined with foil.
Grill peppers and onions until lightly charred and layer over pork chops and sausages (If using fresh plum tomatoes lightly grill until charred and layer over peppers and onions).
Pour can of plum tomatoes including juice over all the chops, sausage and vegetables.
Cover casserole tightly with foil and place in oven for 30-40 minutes.
Remove from oven, keep covered and let sit for 10 minutes.
Remove foil, sprinkle with fresh basil and sage.
Serve immediately. Serving size 1-2 pork chops with piece(s) of sweet sausage, several onion and pepper rings and tomatoes.
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