Purple Pork Chops

Purple Pork Chops Recipe

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Roberta Starkey


I was given this recipe 20 years ago, and was told to use Sangria. I have never, but always used Merlot. So give it a whirl and see what happens.


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25 Min
45 Min
Stove Top


  • 2+ lb
    pork chops, pork loin chops, 4 - 6 chops
  • 1 large
    onion, diced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 lb
    pasta - fetticine, lingquine or spaghetti
  • 1 c
    red wine - merlot, sangria etc
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Purple Pork Chops


  1. Add to a heated, heavy skillet, the olive oil and Worcestershire sauce. Allow to heat up to frying temp.
  2. Add chops, browning for 3-4 minutes. Salt and Pepper the chops. Turn the chops over, salt and pepper this side, add the garlic to the pan, and cover chops with the diced onion. Cook for another 3-4 minutes, while mixing up the red wine and sour cream in a bowl with a whisk. Pour this sauce over the chops, cover and simmer on low heat for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Prepare pasta. Mix the pasta and chops together. Serve.
  3. Note: Sauce may seem a little runny, but the leftover pasta will absorbed it, making the leftover's even better than the meal.

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About Purple Pork Chops

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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