Pork Chops with Walnuts and Blue Cheese
- 1/4 Cup chopped walnuts
- 16 Ounces boneless center-cut pork loin chops (4 x 4 ounces)
- 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
- 2 Ounces Roquefort cheese or similar blue cheese (about 1/4 cup)
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 1/4 Teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 Cup water
1.In heavy skillet over high heat, toss walnuts until they just begin to brown, about 3 minutes. Transfer nuts to a small bowl.
2.Add oil to skillet and heat over high heat. Brown chops about 1 minute on each side. Cover pan, reduce heat to low and cook chops 6 minutes, just until cooked through.
3.While chops cook, combine cheese, green onions, and pepper with nuts and mix well. Transfer chops to a platter and return pan to the stove.
4.Pour in water; bring to a boil, scraping up brown bits on bottom of pan. Cook until juices thicken slightly. Pour juice over chops and top with nut mixture.