Cajun Pork Chops with a Pasta Salad

Cajun Pork Chops RecipeWant something that’s quick to make on a weeknight, and yet has great flavor and nutrition; then try this recipe for Cajun Seasoned Pork Chops. In only takes about 20 minutes to cook the chops, and meanwhile you’re making the pasta salad, which is a jiffy when made with Salad Supreme®.

Recipe for Cajun Seasoned Pork Chops
This recipe is so easy, I’m not sure if it really should be called a recipe!

  • 1 – 2 Center Cut Pork Chops [per serving], all visible fat removed
  • Cajun Seasoning
  1. Place 1 tbsp of olive or canola oil in a non-stick skillet, and heat over medium heat for 1 minute.
  2. Reduce heat to low. Add the pork chops, and sprinkle with Cajun Seasoning.
  3. Cover pan, and cook 8 – 10 minutes, depending on thickness of the chops, until lightly browned. Thin chops made need less time. Turn, season other side with Cajun Seasoning and cook other side about 5 – 7 minutes.
  4. Serve with Pasta Salad (recipe below).

Pasta Salad with Salad Supreme
Pasta Salad with Garden Vegetables

  • 1/2 pound spaghetti noodles
  • 1 tbsp McCormick Salad Supreme
  • 1/2 cup Italian Salad Dressing
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Sliced cucumber
  • Sliced baby carrots
  • Sliced bell pepper
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the vegetables. Mix 1/2 cup Italian Salad Dressing with the Salad Supreme.
  3. When pasta is cooked to your desired liking, cool it under cold running water and place in a serving bowl large enough for the pasta, and vegetables.
  4. Add the vegetables to the pasta and mix.
  5. Pour the Salad Supreme/Italian Dressing seasoning over top of the pasta and toss gently to season pasta and vegetables.
  6. Sprinkle each serving with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

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