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Fast & Easy Dinner: Spinach Salad With Chili Pepper Chops

Fast & Easy Dinner: Spinach Salad With Chili Pepper Chops

For some strange reason, my father has an aversion to consuming leafy green vegetables. However, when the greens — in this case spinach — are paired with a tender, succulent cut of meat, he's more inclined to eat them. This recipe is perfect for my dad and guys like him.

It expertly combines a spicy pork chop with salty bacon bits and fresh spinach leaves. A tangy red onion vinegar sauce finishes off the surprisingly hearty dish. You won't believe how simple the recipe is, so get it now and


Spinach Salad With Ancho Chili Pepper Chops

Spinach Salad With Ancho Chili Pepper Chops

Spinach Salad With Ancho Chili Pepper Chops


  1. 1 Tbsp. ground ancho chile pepper
  2. 4 boneless pork sirloin chops, 1/2-inch cuts (about 1-1/2 lb.)
  3. 4 slices bacon, chopped
  4. 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  5. 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  6. 1 Tbsp. sugar
  7. 1 5- to 6-oz. pkg. fresh baby spinach


  1. Preheat extra-large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Meanwhile, in bowl combine chile pepper and 1/2 tsp. each salt and pepper. Rub into chops.
  3. Add chops and bacon to hot skillet; reduce heat to medium. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, until chops are pink in center (160 degrees F) and bacon is crisp; turning chops and stirring bacon. Remove and set aside.
  4. For dressing, cook onion in hot skillet for 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar, sugar, and 1/4 tsp. ancho chile pepper.
  5. Slice pork; divide pork and spinach among 4 plates. Drizzle dressing; sprinkle bacon.

Serves 4.

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chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 7 years
I guess I might try this. Would be better with the only lettuce I new growing up....the ole Iceberg.
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
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